Inspired by this piece of protest art by William Copley in the Houston Museum of fine arts, I am taking a sideways look.

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This poster sprang instantly to mind sold for $2000 at Swann recently by Cris Gianakos on a similar theme

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Its not all doom though : this low key take from the 1939 by Lester Beall has become a bit of a classic : progress at its most simple

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Overall the flag engenders positivity and pride. As in these two efforts from the begining of the 20th Century

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