Atelier Populaire. Journal Mural: La Lutte Continue.
(Paris): Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, 1968. Original poster. This poster, measuring approx. 132 by 90cm, is the 3rd issue of the oversized wall newspaper produced by the Atelier Populaire. There were five issues published between June 10 – 30, 1968. The masthead features the iconic factory profile with a raised fist emerging from the smokestack, below which reads “La Lutte Continue.” The newspaper features short articles about strikes in France and the Paris demonstrations, collected directly from the workers or strike committees, or from Action Committee militants who were also in direct contact with the workers. This issue also features a national news item, the release of right-wing leaders of the Organisation armée secrète, a right-wing paramilitary organization active during the Algerian War. A good copy with some edgewear and creasing where folded. The correct issue with ECOLE SUPERIEURE/ DES BEAUX-ARTS/ 17 QUAI MALAQUAIS stamp in purple to bottom edge.
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