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1985

  • Work on this object ended.

2016

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Photograph, Lobby Interior with Joseph Albers Mural, Pan Am Building, 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY

This is a Photograph. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and made for (as the client) Container Corporation of America. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is print on 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.

Its dimensions are

21 × 20.1 cm (8 1/4 × 7 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: Sticker/label at upper left. Printed in black ink: NEW YORK CITY / PAN AM BLDG. / Red, black & white mural by / Joseph Albers in lobby of / Pan Am building.; sticker/label at upper right, printed in red: DICK HANLEY / PHOTOGRAPHY; inscribed at right in blue: #10920; stamped in blue ink, center: PHOTO BY / DICK HANLEY; inscribed in graphite, below: 10920; curling, some damage at right edge.

Cite this object as

Photograph, Lobby Interior with Joseph Albers Mural, Pan Am Building, 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); print on paper; 21 × 20.1 cm (8 1/4 × 7 15/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-114

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