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Poster, Jazz & Design- Niklaus Troxler, 2012

This is a Poster. It was designed by Jianping He. It is dated 2012 and we acquired it in 2014. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

To promote an exhibition of the work of famed graphic designer Niklaus Troxler curated by Jianping He and held in Shenzhen, China, He drew his design inspiration directly from Troxler’s past work. Troxler has become best known for his posters advertising the Jazz Festival Willisau that he founded in 1975. He echo’s Troxler’s aesthetic of repetitive, rhythmic patterns by cutting circles from a photograph of Troxler’s face and layering them in space against a white background punctuated by scattered black circles.

This object was donated by Jianping He. It is credited Gift of Jianping He.

Its dimensions are

118.9 × 84.1 cm (46 13/16 × 33 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Jazz & Design- Niklaus Troxler, 2012; Designed by Jianping He (Chinese, b. 1973); Germany; screenprint on paper; 118.9 × 84.1 cm (46 13/16 × 33 1/8 in.); Gift of Jianping He; 2014-23-7

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