FBI J Edgar Hoover Propaganda Print

Posters

Size:
$13.61
Get this by Dec 24
LibertyManiacs

Sauk Rapids, United States

  • Product
    Info
  • Product
    Reviews
  • Available
    Products
    8
  • Artist
    Notes

Sizing Information

Small 15.3" x 23.2"
Medium 21.7" x 33.1"
Large 30.8" x 46.9"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border

Features

  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

Reviews

Wall Art

Home Decor

Bags

Artist's Description

Hoover held control of the FBI for 48 years. An amazing thing to think about. That much control; that much power for that long.

This is just a little blend of history with the great Orwell dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four. Hoover seemed to fit right in both worlds, so we made an INGSOC propaganda poster that looks as if it were wheat-pasted on the side of some building generations ago. Torn, distorted, and distressed through the natural decay of time, the paper matches the harshness of Hoover’s portrait.

As Time magazine put it in 1975:

“The fact that such a man could acquire and keep that kind of power raises disturbing questions not merely about the role of a national police in a democracy, but also about the political system that tolerated him for so long.” (Time article.)

,
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10% off

for joining the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.