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Announcement, Lines: New Writing at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1985

This is a Announcement. It was designed by Edward Fella. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is offset lithograph on off-white 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

41.9 x 26.7 cm (16.5 x 10.5 in. )

It is signed

Signature imprinted in brown, lower right corner, running downward, sideways: Design: Edward Fella

It is inscribed

Recto: Printed in dark pink and brown, upper left corner: November 1985/ LINES New Writing at The Detroit Institute of Arts presents:; across sheet in five text blocks: first text block: Sunday/* November 3 3:00p.m. Homage To Obsidian/ A cross-section of some of Detroit's most exciting Afro-American writers...[Lists writers who will read from their works, in tribute to the ten-year anniversary of Obsidian. Gives, location, admission fee, additional information.]; second text block: Tuesday/* Novemener 12 7:30 p.m. An Evening With Richard Ellman features the renowned James Joyce biographer and scholar...[Describes event, gives biographical information of Ellman, location, admission fee.]; third text block: Sunday/* November 17 3:00 p.m. Films on Poetry Four short films on or by authors who have profoundly affected 20th century poetic practice...[Lists films, authors, locaion, admission fee.]; fourth text block: December 1985/ Sunday/* December 1 3:00 p.m. "Narration in film and Literature" a lecture by Robert Burgoyne... [Gives biographical information of Burgoyne, location, admission fee.]; fifth text block: Wednseday/ December 18 Jackson Mac Low (poet, composer, playwright, performance artist)...[Gives biographical information of Low, describes events, gives locations, admission fees.]; in dark pink, across right edge: L i N e S; in brown, across right edge, running downward, sideways: Open Field Series National Writers Series Open Field Series Open Field Series National Writer Series; in dark pink and brown across lower edge: The Open Field Series is made possible by a grant from the Michigan Foundation for the Arts. For Information call LINES: 833-1858. Verso: Imprinted in brown diagonally from center to upper edge, running upward: NOVEMBER 1985 Sunday/* November 3 Open Field Series HOMAGE TO OBSIDIAN... [Lists events, dates.]... JACKSON MAC LOW; across lower left quadrant: The Detroit Institute of Arts/ 5200 Woodward Avenue/ Detroit, MI 48202; across lower right quadrant: Non-Profit Organization/ U.S. Postage/ Paid/ Founders Society/ Detroit Institute of Arts *The "/" is included in the text.

Cite this object as

Announcement, Lines: New Writing at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1985; Designed by Edward Fella (American, b. 1938); USA; offset lithograph on off-white paper; 41.9 x 26.7 cm (16.5 x 10.5 in. ); Gift of Edward Fella; 1995-42-42

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