Europe: All Our Colours to the Mast
- Reyn Dirksen, Dutch, 1924-1999
- Kuhn & Zoon
- Work Locations: Rotterdam, Netherlands
- European Recovery Programme
Reyn Dirksen, Europe: All Our Colours to the Mast, about 1950. Lithograph; 29 3/8 x 21 1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of the U.S. Government, 1967.121.24.
In the fall of 1950, the Intra-European Cooperation for a Better Standard of Living Poster Contest was held throughout Europe whereby artists were encouraged to submit posters that represented the theme of cooperation and economic recovery. Over 10,000 pieces were submitted from various countries. A panel of twelve graphic artists, each representing a different Marshall Plan country served as judges. They selected twenty-five winning posters; first prize of $1500 was awarded to Dutch artist, Reyn Dirksen, for his poster All Our Colours to the Mast.
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