Amazing Art Direction in Vintage Syphilis Posters by the Work Projects Administration

Amazing Art Direction in Vintage Syphilis Posters by the Work Projects Administration

The Library of Congress has released these posters created by the WPA in the 1930s, and despite their vintage aesthetic, they let us know what's up—syphilis is not a joke. In the wake of syphilis' increasing connection to HIV, their messages are more relevant than ever. In a design sense, it's interesting to note how these vintage styles and types have been replicated and revived in recent years. 

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