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Book, Expo '70 color environment, 1970

This is a Book.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

It is dated 1970. Its medium is offset lithograph with collage.

Founded in 1927, the Japan Color Research Institute was tasked with the “color planning” for Japan’s first World’s Fair, EXPO ‘70. While color coordinating 107 pavilions, 75 of which were foreign, proved impossible, they measured and documented the colors used in each "to serve as research data for the future color environment plans.”

It is credited Gift of Issac H. Godlove, Smithsonian Libraries, QC495 .E96 folio.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 25.5 × 36 cm (10 1/16 × 14 3/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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