Object Timeline

1980

  • Work on this object began.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

1996

2015

2022

Album Cover, Talking Heads: Remain in Light

This is a Album cover. It was designed by Carol Bokuniewicz and the design director was Tibor Kalman and design team member: MIT Architecture Machine Group and firm: M&Co. It is dated 1980 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

“Tibor Kalman’s varied repetition of the head reminds me of a contemporary conversation about mass customization. No handmade pattern is perfect, and even computer-generated patterns have glitches. Those glitches show the humanity in the algorithm.” Duro Olowu

This object was donated by Tibor Kalman. It is credited Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co..

Its dimensions are

Other: 31.4 × 31.4 × 0.3 cm (12 3/8 × 12 3/8 × 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Album Cover, Talking Heads: Remain in Light; Designed by Carol Bokuniewicz ; USA; offset lithograph on paper; Other: 31.4 × 31.4 × 0.3 cm (12 3/8 × 12 3/8 × 1/8 in.); Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-71

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Duro Olowu Selects.

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