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Poster, WASP, Patter for the Floating Lady/The Zig-Zag Woman (a play written by Steve Martin) [Poster for The Public Theater, New York], 1995

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paula Scher. It is dated 1995 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is screenprint on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Pentagram.

Its dimensions are

73.7 x 45.9 cm (29 x 18 1/16 in. )

It is signed

Imprinted at upper right, in white: DESIGN: PENTAGRAM

It is inscribed

Imprinted along upper left edge, alternating in red and blue: [in blue] THE PUBLIC / [ in red] THEATER/ [in red] circle logo with an M [in center and surrounded by name] Martinson Hall/ [ in blue] 425 LAFAYETTE STREET / (212) 260-2400 / [in red] WRITTEN BY / [in blue] STEVE MARTIN / [in red] DIRECTED BY / [in blue] BARRY EDELSTEIN Imprinted at bottom, in large white block letters: WASP Imprinted below main title in blue: PATTER FOR THE FLOATING LADY . THE ZIG-ZAG WOMAN

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Poster, WASP, Patter for the Floating Lady/The Zig-Zag Woman (a play written by Steve Martin) [Poster for The Public Theater, New York], 1995; Designed by Paula Scher (American, b. 1948); USA; screenprint on wove paper; 73.7 x 45.9 cm (29 x 18 1/16 in. ); Gift of Pentagram; 1998-2-1

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