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Poster, Exhibition Poster: Artists Make Toys, The Clocktower, New York, 1975

This is a Poster. It was made by Claes Oldenburg. It is dated 1975 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is offset lithograph. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

45.1 x 66.0 cm (17 3/4 x 26 in. )

It is signed

© Hannah Wilke C. Oldenburg/H. Wilke, 1973"

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black, center: "artists make toys". Imprinted in black, upper left corner: "The Clocktower/January 1 - February 15, 1975/ 108 Leonard Street/ New York, New York 10013/ Thursday - Saturday 1:00 - 6:00 PM/ January 25, 1975, 8:30 PM/ reservations/ call 233-1096". Imprinted in black, along right edge: "The Clocktower is sponsored by the Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Inc. 11 John Street, New York, New York 10038 (212) 233-1096 Printing: Davis-Delaney-Arrow Inc. Typography: York Type/Peter Pica Paper, Nationwide Papers Photo: © Hannah Wilke C. Oldenburg/H. Wilke, 1973"

Cite this object as

Poster, Exhibition Poster: Artists Make Toys, The Clocktower, New York, 1975; Made by Claes Oldenburg (American, b. Stockholm, Sweden, 1929); offset lithograph; 45.1 x 66.0 cm (17 3/4 x 26 in. ); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1999-45-2

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