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Announcement, Directions: 1988, 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 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 ink, verso, center, right, running upward, sideways: Design: Edward Fella, from afar and by the sea

It is inscribed

Recto: Imprinted in black across upper right corner: Novemeber 20-/ 1987/ December 19,/ gallery closed December 23 - January 7; upper center, right, around interior of box: Alice Allman/ Carl Angevine... [artists' names]... Vickie-Arndt-Whalen; across center: Directions: 1988; 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: OPENING Reception: Friday, November 20, 6-8:30pm DIRECTIONS 1988/ Juror: Peter Williams/ Artist, Visiting Lecturer, Wayne State University; across lower right quadrant: While you are in the area you may wish to attend; across lower right edge, running upward, sideways: Holiday Toyland, November 20-December 30, Detroit Artists Market, 5-7:30pm/ 1987 GRANT RECEPTIONS, November 20-February 6, 1988/ Michigan Council for the Arts Gallery, 4-6pm Verso: Imprinted in black, center, left, running upward, sideways: DETROIT FOCUS GALLERY/ DIRECTIONS 1988 Juror: Peter/ Williams/ Directions/ 1988/ November 20- December 19/ Opening reception: Friday, November 20, 6-8:30pm; across lower left quadrant: DETROIT FOCUS GALLERY/ 743 Beaubien,/ 3rd Floor/ Detroit,/ Michigan 48226/ With the support of/ the National Endowment for the Arts/ Detroit Council for the Arts/ Michigan Council for the Arts; across lower right quadrant: Nonprofi Org./ Bulk Rate/ U.S. Postage/ PAID/ Detroit, MI/ Permit No. 2960

Cite this object as

Announcement, Directions: 1988, 1988; Designed by Edward Fella (American, b. 1938); USA; offset lithograph on gray paper; 43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. ); Gift of Edward Fella; 1995-42-28

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