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1970

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing/collage, Design for Union Carbide Exhibit Theater, Moscow, U.S.S.R.

This is a Drawing/collage. It was drafted by Gabor (Jack) M. Aufricht and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Union Carbide Corporation. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is zipatone, pen and black ink, graphite on cream wove paper laid down on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

  • Drawing, Interior
  • gouache, ink, collage on paper.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-114

Its dimensions are

47.5 x 60.5 cm (18 11/16 x 23 13/16 in.) support 50.6 x 67.7

It has the following markings

Gray adhesive label, lower right: DONALD DESKEY ASSOCIATES, INC. 575 Madison Avenue, New York 22, N.Y. [DDA logo]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black transfer lettering at lower right: UNION CARBIDE EXHIBIT / "THEATER" / MOSCOW U.S.S.R '70'

Cite this object as

Drawing/collage, Design for Union Carbide Exhibit Theater, Moscow, U.S.S.R.; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; zipatone, pen and black ink, graphite on cream wove paper laid down on illustration board; 47.5 x 60.5 cm (18 11/16 x 23 13/16 in.) support 50.6 x 67.7; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1707

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