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1985

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1993

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Labs, Books, M&Co: A Primer, late 1980s–early 1990s

This is a labs, books. It was overseen (as design director) by Tibor Kalman and firm: M&Co. It is dated late 1980s–early 1990s and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithography. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tibor Kalman. It is credited Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co..

Its dimensions are

1993-151-87a - 25 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm (9 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 1 in.), book, closed 1993-151-87a - 25 x 41.4 cm (9 7/8 x 16 1/4 in.), book, opened 1993-151-87b - 25 x 19.5 x 2.9 cm (10 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.), jacket 1993-151-87c - 10.9 x 17 x 2 cm (4 1/4 x 6 11/16 x 7/8 in), recycled paper stack 1993-151-87d - 10.8 x 1.5 x 1.8 cm (4 1/4 x 5/8 x 3/4 in.), wrapper for recycled paper stack 1993-151-87e - 10.9 x 8.2 x 2.9 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/4 in.), small paper stack 1993-151-87f - 1.2 x 8.1 x 1.8cm (1/2 x 3 1/4 x 3/4 in.), wrapper for small paper stack 1993-151-87g-z - 8.1 cm (3 1/4 in.), pencil (N=20) 1993-151-87aa-ii - Not measured, twigs (N=9) 1993-151-87jj - Not measured, pine cone 1993-151-87kk - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm (1 x 1 x 1/2 in.), pencil sharpener

Cite this object as

Labs, Books, M&Co: A Primer, late 1980s–early 1990s; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography; 1993-151-87a - 25 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm (9 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 1 in.), book, closed 1993-151-87a - 25 x 41.4 cm (9 7/8 x 16 1/4 in.), book, opened 1993-151-87b - 25 x 19.5 x 2.9 cm (10 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.), jacket 1993-151-87c - 10.9 x 17 x 2 cm (4 1/4 x 6 11/16 x 7/8 in), recycled paper stack 1993-151-87d - 10.8 x 1.5 x 1.8 cm (4 1/4 x 5/8 x 3/4 in.), wrapper for recycled paper stack 1993-151-87e - 10.9 x 8.2 x 2.9 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/4 in.), small paper stack 1993-151-87f - 1.2 x 8.1 x 1.8cm (1/2 x 3 1/4 x 3/4 in.), wrapper for small paper stack 1993-151-87g-z - 8.1 cm (3 1/4 in.), pencil (N=20) 1993-151-87aa-ii - Not measured, twigs (N=9) 1993-151-87jj - Not measured, pine cone 1993-151-87kk - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm (1 x 1 x 1/2 in.), pencil sharpener; Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-87-a/kk

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