In the Shadows: American Pulp Cover Art at The Wolfsonian-FIU

Sat 20 May, 2017

Investigating gender, crime, and other social issues in the United States, In the Shadows. . . explores pulp magazine and paperback cover art of the 1920s–1950s. Designed to appeal to male readers, the glossy cover illustrations of pulp featured stereotypical, often lurid, images of stereotypical gun-wielding gangsters, tough detectives, seductive or vulnerable women, and foreign enemies.

Exhibition runs through Jul 9, 2017

The Wolfsonian–FIU Museum
1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305.531.1001
www.wolfsonian.org

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