Michael Ray Charles Exhibition Catalogue

Michael Ray Charles Exhibition Catalogue

Rigsby Design, Houston, Texas, 1996

Description

The cover of this exhibition catalogue is a revealing cultural self-portrait by black artist Michael Ray Charles. A circus poster for the fictitious Liberty Bros. Permanent Daily Circus introduces a series of works that use inflammatory racial and sexual stereotypes as tools for exploring cultural identity.

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 1996
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book cover

Credits

Design firm
Rigsby Design
Art director
Lana Rigsby
Jacket designers
Lana Rigsby, Amy Wolpert
Illustrator
Michael Ray Charles
Author
Marilyn Kern-Foxworth
Typeface
Stamp Gothic
Printer
H. MacDonald Printing
Paper
Simpson Starwhite Vicksburg
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