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1992

  • Work on this object began.

1996

  • We acquired this object.

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Book Cover, Balancing Acts, 1992

This is a book cover. It was designed by Carin Goldberg and written by Edward Hoagland and published by Simon and Schuster. It is dated 1992 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Steven Heller and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller.

Its dimensions are

Closed: 24.2 × 16 cm (9 1/2 × 6 5/16 in.) Open: 24.2 × 32.2 cm (9 1/2 × 12 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in pale yellow text, within red diamond at center: ESSAYS / BALANCING / ACTS; in black text, upper left: "THE BEST / ESSAYIST OF / MY GENERATION" / JOHN UPDIKE; in black text, lower right: Author of Heart's Desire and Seven Rivers West / EDWARD / HOAGLAND

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Balancing Acts, 1992; Designed by Carin Goldberg (American, b. 1953); USA; lithograph on paper; Closed: 24.2 × 16 cm (9 1/2 × 6 5/16 in.) Open: 24.2 × 32.2 cm (9 1/2 × 12 11/16 in.); Gift of Steven Heller; 1996-74-98

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