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Poster, A New Wave of Japanese Architecture, 1978

This is a Poster. It was designed by Massimo Vignelli. It is dated 1978 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Massimo Vignelli. It is credited Gift of Massimo Vignelli.

Its dimensions are

Custom Frame H x W x D: 121.9 x 63.5 cm (48 x 25 in.) H x W x D: 57.1 x 57.1cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in red ink across recto: A NEW WAVE OF JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE; imprinted in white across upper margin:The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies/...;in red ink at UL: IAUS National Architecture exchange; at UC: September 25, 1978 to November 14, 1978 Five Japanese Architects on Tour to Ten American Cities; followed by information pertaining to participating architects, cities toured,lectures, sponsors,...; in whiteat lower margin: Design Vignelli Associates

Cite this object as

Poster, A New Wave of Japanese Architecture, 1978; Designed by Massimo Vignelli (Italian, active USA, 1931–2014); USA; offset lithograph on paper; Custom Frame H x W x D: 121.9 x 63.5 cm (48 x 25 in.) H x W x D: 57.1 x 57.1cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2in.); Gift of Massimo Vignelli; 1991-69-82

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Design USA: Contemporary Innovation.

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