Pictures of War and Peace

PosterSeymour Chwast coins a timeless truism in 1964
from Pictures of War and Peace

Designer, author and historian Steven Heller has published a remarkable collection of war-related posters and drawings. The interpretation varies with the times but the theme remains constant. Take a look at these fascinating and powerful images. Pictures of War and Peace – Print Magazine. Thanks to Josh Freeman for sharing this thought-provoking collection in the blogosphere.


10 thoughts on “Pictures of War and Peace

  1. randomrose says:

    I just check it out, thanks for sharing this.

  2. bkpyett says:

    Scary and powerful, thank you for sharing!

  3. Thanks for the link but so depressing – what is it about the human race that time after time we get hairy-chested, beat the war drums and send our young men and women out to be slaughtered and to slaughter. Except now the West has refined the process into drones so people can be annihilated at a distance?

  4. Mélanie says:

    unfortunately for more than 2000 years this Roman statement has been true and has repeated itself:”Si vis pacem, para bellum…” – translated from Latin: “If you want peace, prepare for war!”… 😦
    Wars and power have always been political… and the one in Ukraina is too!

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