‘They created a new blueprint’: the legacy of Blaxploitation film posters

The genre, which some find tasteless and others empowering, is being explored at a new exhibition with a focus on poster designs Dream McClinton Thu 16 Sep 2021 15.44 BST

“Don’t mess roun’ with Foxy Brown,” warns a poster, depicting a sitting Pam Grier, legs crossed in a green dress, scenes of her violent escapades laid out at her feet. The design, lurid and suggestive, is instantly recognizable as a Blaxploitation film poster, a distinctive and enduring style.

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