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Announcement, Keep the Irregularities Inconsistent, 1993

This is a Announcement. It was designed by Edward Fella. It is dated 1993 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is offset lithograph on cream 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 across lower left quadrant: DESIGNED FOR AND BY: THE ABOVE

It is inscribed

Recto: Upper two thirds of sheet, dispersed about the sketch, in black: edward/ fella/ the letter "o"/ FROM SHT NY SHOE IO/ "ME AS WELL AS YOU."/ IN DESIGN/ no/ a self portait idea!!!; across the lower right quadrant: NO NO NO/ 3 Fold/ Try the eyes/ 4 part highLIGHTS w/ letter 'O' or 'Q' question/ THE EYES on this case/ DON'T HAVE IT!!! DOESN"T WORK/ all to retro, push pin 70's SLICK/* Too cartoon ie/* GIVE IT UP!/ What about NOSE?/ ED FELLA:/ SLIDE PRESENTATION/ OF WORK in GRAPHIC DESIGN/ WEDNESDAY FEB. 10th 1993/ CRANBROOK ACADEMY OF ART MUSEUM AUDITORIUM/ USE/ BACK/ LOVE the/ BAD STAT/ x/ mouth w/ "SMILE"/ a AIGA Detroit Chapter/ CBA DESIGN Department EVENT/ 7:30pm AIGA Members FREE/ ADMISSION $5/ BEARD/ w/*/ slogans/ SAYINGS+/ BITS of TYPEwork/ one LINERS in Various typefaces/* a Perfect opportunity time to indulge my/ self in one of THOSE PROCESS PIECES/ & SEE HOW/ I STRUGGLE/ and SWEAT the/ DETAILS.../ (here's my lame but oh/ so creative way OF WORKING!)/ w/*-POMO WIT- Verso: imprinted in black across upper two thirds of sheet: KEEP THE/IRREGULARITIES INCONSISTENT,/VARIOUSLY DIFFERENTIATED,/AND OTHERWISE UNMATCHED/ IN ALL MANNER OF WAYS/ AND VARIETY OF SORTS./ 'DEED I DO./ SO, SO; across lower left quadrant: Design Department/ CRANBROOK ACADEMY of ART (and DESIGN)/ P.O. BOX 801/ BloomField Hills MICHIGAN 48303-0801; at lower third of right edge: NON-PROFIT/ ORGANIZATION/U.S. Postage/ PAID/ PERMIT NO 3/ BloomField Hills MI * The "/" is included in the text.

Cite this object as

Announcement, Keep the Irregularities Inconsistent, 1993; Designed by Edward Fella (American, b. 1938); USA; offset lithograph on cream paper; 43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. ); Gift of Edward Fella; 1995-42-9

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