Emory Douglas’ “My Daddy’s Gun”
Spoke Art is proud to announce the release of a brand new and exclusive limited edition print by artist Emory Douglas. From 1967 to the 1980s, Douglas served as the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party and was responsible for the majority of visual imagery created in support of the party and was featured in most issues of the Black Panther Newspaper, which reached a peak circulation of 139,000 per week in 1970. “My Daddy’s Gun” first appeared in the Black Panther Newspaper on November 14th, 1970 and is an 18″ x 24″ two-color screen print, available in an edition of 100 signed and numbered copies.
On Friday, January 13th, Spoke Art will host a book release party for Sean Stewart’s (of Babylon Falling fame) “On the Ground: An Illustrated Anecdotal History of the Sixties Underground Press in the US,” attendees will receive the first chance to purchase the print in person at the event. A general release of any remaining copies will be available online at the Spoke Art store the afternoon of Saturday, January 14th.
View our selection of available Emory Douglas prints here.