The Art of the Solar Eclipse 2017

For the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse crossed the entire United States. It stated with a total solar eclipse in Oregon just after 1:15 p.m. Eastern time on Monday August 21st 2017, darkening skies as the moon obscured the sun and cast a long shadow across Earth. It concluded its path just before 3 p.m. in South Carolina, where clouds obscured the moment of totality.

Some saw all, some saw it obscured. However, for the following designers & artists, the Solar Eclipse of 2017 was a source of visual inspiration and exciting poster design that documented the event.

Check out our curated list of the most interesting and creative posters expressing the American solar eclipse.

Poster sources: Anderson Design Group, Tyler Nordgren, Willamette University & Unknown.

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