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Object Timeline

1969

  • Work on this object began.

1999

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2017

2018

Print, League of Women Voters, 1969

This is a Print. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

A clear understanding of optical effects characterizes the work of Richard Anuszkiewicz, a student of Josef Albers. In this design, each block of yellow, orange, or red is bordered with pale blue, green, or deep yellow, giving the illusion of a continuous gradation from cool and light in the upper left corner to warm and saturated in the lower right.

This object was catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Joshua Mack.

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This object has not been digitized yet.
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Its dimensions are

57.2 × 99.9 cm (22 1/2 × 39 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: ANUSKIEWICZ 144 1969

Cite this object as

Print, League of Women Voters, 1969; USA; screenprint on paper; 57.2 × 99.9 cm (22 1/2 × 39 5/16 in.); Gift of Joshua Mack; 1995-38-8

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