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Luba Lukova (USA)

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Luba Lukova (USA) She is an artist and designer working in New York City. Originally from Bulgaria she has lived in the US since 1991. In her work, Luba enjoys playing with visual metaphors using a distinct graphic style. She has won many awards including the ICOGRADA Excellence Award at the poster festival in Chaumont, France, the Savignac Prize, Gold Medal at the International Poster Biennale in Mexico. Her posters are in the permanent collections of several museums in Europe, in Japan and in the United States, e.g. the MoMa in NY.

About the illustration: The dried up mother earth, in her arm a screaming baby - a symbol of the self distroying treatment of men with nature.