Schneider, Lorraine

Lorraine Schneider
1 June 2022Feature

PN revisits one of the most reproduced anti-war statements of the modern era

Image Lorraine Schneider, Primer (‘War is not healthy for children and other living things’), etching, 5cm X 5cm, 1965. © Another Mother for Peace

In 1965, Los Angeles printmaker Lorraine Art Schneider created a tiny etching called Primer for an exhibition of miniature (four-square-inch) etchings at the Pratt Institute of Art.

Two years later, Lorraine donated the image to a new women’s anti-war group in Los Angeles called ‘Another Mother for…