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Print, The News That's Never Read, 1939

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and made for (as the client) Container Corporation of America. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Brooch, 2005
  • rolled, pasted, and cut corrugated cardboard, silver.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-80-a

Its dimensions are

29.5 × 22.8 cm (11 5/8 × 9 in.)

It is signed

Printed in grey ink, upper left, inside black tree-like form: herbert bayer 39

Cite this object as

Print, The News That's Never Read, 1939; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on off-white paper; 29.5 × 22.8 cm (11 5/8 × 9 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-38

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