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1965

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1985

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1997

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Poster, Post Modern Typography: Recent American Developments, May 8-26, Ryder Gallery, ca. 1975

This is a poster. It was designed by Dan Friedman. It is dated ca. 1975 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

16 3/16 x 10 7/16 in. (41.1 x 26.5 cm)

It is inscribed

Printed in grid format across surface of poster: [24 yellow dots] / "Post-Modern Typography: Recent American Developments" / represents a survey of recent visual / designs that uses typography / not only to / inform but / to / express - / type that explains / an idea / and in / cases almost visually becomes / the idea. / It is the first show / of its kind to depict a body of work / in which the typography is / intended to go beyond / the utter functionalist / rationnalism / [27 yellow dots] / of / modern / typography / to an / absolute / visual / unification / of content / and form. At center left in red: May 8-26 / 11-3:30 Monday-Friday / or by appointment / at anytime/ Ryder Gallery/ [8 yellow dots] / 500 N. Dearborn / chicago / 312 467 7117

Cite this object as

Poster, Post Modern Typography: Recent American Developments, May 8-26, Ryder Gallery, ca. 1975; Designed by Dan Friedman (American, 1945–1995); offset lithograph on white wove paper; 16 3/16 x 10 7/16 in. (41.1 x 26.5 cm); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-214

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