This object is currently resting in our storage facility. There are 3 other images of this object. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1963

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2014

2015

2017

Book Cover, Book cover for "R. Buckminster Fuller, Maker of Contemporary Architecture" by John McHale and George Braziller, 1963

This is a book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) George Braziller. It is dated 1963 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on off-white shiny wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.7 x 48 cm (10 1/2 x 18 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted on cover across the top in black and red ink: BY JOHN MCHALE [black] R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER [red]/ MAKERS OF CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE Down the center spine vertically in red and black ink: R. Buckminster Fuller [red] BY JOHN MCHALE George Braziller [black]

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Book cover for "R. Buckminster Fuller, Maker of Contemporary Architecture" by John McHale and George Braziller, 1963; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927 - 2016); USA; lithograph on off-white shiny wove paper; H x W: 26.7 x 48 cm (10 1/2 x 18 7/8 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-51

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18645237/ |title=Book Cover, Book cover for "R. Buckminster Fuller, Maker of Contemporary Architecture" by John McHale and George Braziller, 1963 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 September 2017 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please let us know!