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Announcement, A Matter of Painting: Area MFA Candidates, 1988

This is a Announcement. It was designed by Edward Fella. It is dated 1988 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is offset lithograph on light gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Edward Fella. It is credited Gift of Edward Fella.

Its dimensions are

43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. )

It is signed

Signature imprinted in black, verso, center, running upward, sideways: DESIGN: EDWARD FELLA, LULLING IN LIEU OF

It is inscribed

Recto: Imprinted in black across upper sheet, center: A MATTER OF PAINTING/*/AREA/ MFA/ CANDIDATES; across center, curved from upper left quadrant to lower right quadrant in five text blocks: first text block: MICHIGAN STATE/ JAMES SNYDER/GORDON BOARDMAN/ CHING-KAN-TSENG; second text block: EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY:/ BENITA GOLDMAN; third text block: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN/ RICHARD CULLING/ SARAH INNES BLOS/ JOEL LONGENECKER; fourth text block: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY/ GREGG TARRANT/ LAVERNE FLAKE; fifth text block: CRANBROOK ACADEMY OF ART/ CHRIS DIMMICK/ KURT COLEMAN/ BYRON SHEN; across lower left edge, running upward, sideways: DETROIT/ FOCUS; running downward, sideways: GALLERY/ 643 Beaubien, 3rd Floor Detroit, Michigan 48226; diagonally across lower left quadrant, running upward: Gallery Hours:/ Wednesday-Saturday/ Noon-6 p.m.; across lower left corner: (313) 962-9025; across lower half of sheet, from center to right edge: MARCH 18-APRIL 15 1988/ CURATOR: GEORGE ORTMAN, DIRECTOR, PAINTING DEPARTMENT, CRANBROOK ACADEMY OF ART/ OPENING RECEPTION:/ FRIDAY MARCH 18, 6-8:30 PM/ ALSO IN THE AREA: DETROIT ARTISTS MARKET OPENING 5-7:30 PM/ GLASS: SCULPTURE AND MIXED MEDIA MARCH 18-APRIL 15 Verso: Imprinted in black, upper right quadrant: SEE; across lower left quadrant: 3RD FLOOR/ DETROIT FOCUS GALLERY 743 BEAUBIEN/ DETROIT, MICHIGAN 48226/ ACROSS FROM THE BRICKTOWN PEOPLE MOVER STATION; diagonally across lower left quadrant, running downward: WITH THE SUPPORT THE SUPPORT OF/ THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS/ THE MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS/ DETROIT COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS; across lower right quadrant: NONPROFIT ORG./ BULK RATE/ U.S. POSTAGE/ PAID/ DETROIT MI PERMIT NO. 2960 *The "/" is included in the text.

Cite this object as

Announcement, A Matter of Painting: Area MFA Candidates, 1988; Designed by Edward Fella (American, b. 1938); USA; offset lithograph on light gray paper; 43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. ); Gift of Edward Fella; 1995-42-25

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