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A I

A I
Title
A I
Date 
1980-2000
Medium 
Plastic, metal
Dimensions 
Diameter: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Description 
White on black, "A I", the "I" has a flame as if it were a candle, with barbed wire surrounding it.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ted and Eileen Rowland
Object Number 
2011.40.13
Gallery Label 
The button depicts the symbol of Amnesty International. Founded in 1961, Amnesty is dedicated to protecting human rights worldwide with a particular focus on political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. In 1977, at which time it had almost 2,000 groups in 33 countries, it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group