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Poster, San Francisco Embarcadero Waterfront Competition

This is a Poster. It was designed by Lucille Tenazas and photographed by Simon Yuen. It is dated 1993 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is offset lithograph on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Lucille Tenazas. It is credited Gift of Lucille Tenazas.

Its dimensions are

58.4 x 91.4 cm (23 x 36 in. )

It is signed

Verso, printed in black vertically, left edge: "Tenazas Design, San Francisco Waterfront photographs by Simon Yuen Aerial photograph by Pacific Aerial Survey Paper by Simpson Paper, Evergreen Ivory Text, 70 #.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, in black, larger margin: Center for Critical Architecture/ 2AES / is establishing awareness of design excellence and to providing a vehicle/ for the exchange of critical thinking in/ architecture and design; imprinted in black, right lower corner: PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS/ SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART/ CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CRAFT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE/ SAN FRANCISCO ARCHITECTURAL FOUNDATION/ SAN FRANCISCO ARCHITECTURAL CLUB; in blue, below: The competition is made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the LEF Foundation, GAP Foundation, all generous support from/ the private sector and San Francisco community Center for Critical Architecture/ 2AES is supported in parts by funds from California Arts Council.

Cite this object as

Poster, San Francisco Embarcadero Waterfront Competition; Designed by Lucille Tenazas (American, b. Philippines, 1953); USA; offset lithograph on white paper; 58.4 x 91.4 cm (23 x 36 in. ); Gift of Lucille Tenazas; 1995-171-3

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