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Poster, A New Wave of Austrian Architecture

This is a Poster. It was designed by Massimo Vignelli and made for (as the client) Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies. It is dated 1980 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.

Vignelli’s influential information system employs horizontal grid lines as visual and structural elements.

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

  • Cap (Egypt)
  • untwisted silk, gilded parchment; z-spun linen lining.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1949-64-7

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Its dimensions are

57.5 × 57 cm (22 5/8 × 22 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted, lower center: Design: Massimo Vignelli

Cite this object as

Poster, A New Wave of Austrian Architecture; Designed by Massimo Vignelli (Italian, active USA, 1931–2014); Client: Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies; USA; offset lithograph on paper; 57.5 × 57 cm (22 5/8 × 22 7/16 in.); Gift of Massimo Vignelli; 1991-69-83

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions How Posters Work and Design USA: Contemporary Innovation.

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