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The Lurid Covers of 20th-Century Pulp Fiction

Pulp cover artists recognized the American appetite for lurid and violent imagery, and the Wolfsonian is exploring the social issues embedded in their illustrations in a new exhibition. The post The Lurid Covers of 20th-Century Pulp Fiction appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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