Dr Loraine Leeson donates work to support DACS
8 September 2015
The A2 poster Women Beware of Man Made Medicine, was created by Loraine with input from the Women’s Health Information Collective through a project initiated by East London Trades Councils, health workers’ unions and also involving fellow artist Peter Dunn. It was one of a series of posters produced by the artists to draw attention to the first wave of cuts to hit the National Health Service in the late 1970s.
The poster will be auctioned online by Paddle8.com from 10–24 September 2015. The proceeds will go towards funding a range of new initiatives supporting artists in legacy planning and archive management, education and a public programme supporting the continued appreciation of art and its value to society.
For more information, visit DACS Foundation’s website.
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