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Poster, Visualize This., 1991

This is a Poster. It was designed by Nancy Burson and the art director was Vincent Gagliostro and collaborator: Kunio Nagashima and made for (as the client) Gay Men's Health Crisis. It is dated 1991 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Karrie Jacobs and Steven Heller. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

45.2 × 73.6 cm (17 13/16 × 29 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in orange ink, upper left corner: The image on the right is a normal / T-cell which defends the immune / system from infection. / The image of the left is an HIV / infected T-cell. Printed in black ink, lower left, lower margin: Nancy Burson in collaboration with Kunio Nagashima, Program Resources Inc./DynCorp at the National Cancer Institute–Frederick Cancer / Research and Development Center © copyright 1991. Both images were taken with the S-4000 Scanning Electron Microscope courtesy of Hitachi / Scientific Instruments. Art Direction by Vincent Gagliostro. Made possible by a grant from Creative Time Inc.

Cite this object as

Poster, Visualize This., 1991; Designed by Nancy Burson (American, b. 1948); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 45.2 × 73.6 cm (17 13/16 × 29 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-119

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