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Poster, Cranbrook in New York, 1981

This is a Poster. It was designed by Mark Tweed and printed by Signet and edited by Aura Oslapas and made for Cranbrook Academy of Art. It is dated 1981 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Katherine McCoy. It is credited Gift of Katherine McCoy.

Its dimensions are

71 × 56 cm (27 15/16 × 22 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink, vertically, lower left: design: Mark Tweed editing: Aura Oslapar printing: Signet

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper left: Our design department has developed a / tradition of visiting New York City each / year. The purpose is to visit several graph- / ic and industrial design offices, as well as / architectural firms and consultants. The / trip's importance lies in the opportunity / to see current work, hear thoughts, and ex- / change opinions. Upper right: [description of graduate program, list of co-chairmen and others affiliated with the program]. Center right: [various quotes from designers alongside their business cards on the far right].

Cite this object as

Poster, Cranbrook in New York, 1981; Designed by Mark Tweed (American); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 71 × 56 cm (27 15/16 × 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Katherine McCoy; 1995-162-20

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