Wall-to-Wall Guerrilla Girl Graphics

Baltimore Museum of Art exhibit displays 48 wide-format protest posters.

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It was only fitting that the print provider for the Baltimore Museum of Art’s Guerrilla Girls exhibit be a woman-owned business. So, they called on Christine Walsh, president of Alpha Graphics and a longtime partner of the museum. Walsh donated panels and installation time for one of the five walls of the exhibit, featuring 48 provocative posters designed by the Guerrilla Girls to use humor to call attention to the marginalization of female artists.

After extensive back and forth with the artists themselves – “the yellow and pink are such specific colors,” Walsh says – the posters were printed on a Mutoh ValueJet 1638X onto Photo Tex opaque media.

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