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1988

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1993

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Poster, Human Rights Now, Amnesty International

This is a Poster. It was designed by Seymour Chwast and made for (as the client) Amnesty International. It is dated 1988 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

94 x 61.2 cm (37 in. x 24 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in printed green ink, lower right: S. CHWAST

It is inscribed

Printed in green, top: HUMAN RIGHTS NOW; / left: ONE MOVEMENT / ONE MESSAGE / MANY VOICES; right: AMNESTY / INTERNATIONAL / 1988; in green, lower margin: Printing: Kenner Printing Co. Inc. Paper: Mohawk 80 lb. Poseidon Text, Vellum Finish Color Separation: International Productions

Cite this object as

Poster, Human Rights Now, Amnesty International; Designed by Seymour Chwast (American, b. 1931); USA; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 94 x 61.2 cm (37 in. x 24 1/8 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-55

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