See more objects with the color darkslateblue sienna darkgrey slategrey rosybrown or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

2006

  • Work on this object began.

2007

  • We acquired this object.

2010

2014

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Booklet, Fox River Paper: Marian Bantjes, 2006

This is a Booklet. It is dated 2006 and we acquired it in 2007. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This booklet for Fox River Paper, designed by Rick Valicenti and Gina Vieceli-Garza, is a compilation of graphic projects by Marian Bantjes that shows the range of design elements and influences that inform Bantjes’s work. The project incorporates a variety of papers and printing media, including embossing, fluorescent inks, and black foil. Custom inserts and reproductions of earlier projects provide an accurate depiction of Bantjes’s recent development.
A trend in contemporary design is the reexamination of the use of ornament as a counterpoint to the traditional clarity of the grid. Bantjes mines the history of calligraphy, type design, ornament, and oriental symbols and enlivens their compositions. Self-consciously autobiographical in tone, Bantjes's elaborate samplings of images, flourishes, and fonts take graphic design in a fresh new direction.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor. It is credited Gift of Marian Bantjes.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 29.4 x 19.1 x 0.5 cm (11 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Booklet, Fox River Paper: Marian Bantjes, 2006; Canada; offset lithograph on white wove paper; H x W x D: 29.4 x 19.1 x 0.5 cm (11 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 3/16 in.); Gift of Marian Bantjes; 2007-25-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Digital Typography Collection.

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18710251/ |title=Booklet, Fox River Paper: Marian Bantjes, 2006 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 March 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>