How Posters Work
This exhibition was on display from April 17, 2015 to January 18, 2016.
There were 92 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 88 of them. Some objects may not be viewable because they were on loan; this might be due to issues involving image rights or simply because there is no digitized image for the objects.
This exhibition has been divided in to the following sections:
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Use Text As Image
Every letter is a visual image, yet readers rarely stop to notice the physical presence of text. Indeed, well-designed type can become invisible, playing a supporting role to content. In posters, however, typography often becomes an assertive visual element that we see as well as read.