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Poster, City Center Joffrey Ballet, from Seven Serigraphs by Seven Artists, 1968

This is a Poster. It is dated 1968 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Jack Youngerman created this poster as part of a series celebrating the 25th anniversary of New York City Center. The organic yellow forms contrast against the deep blue ground in this complementary color scheme, creating a sense of dynamism that conveys the energy and movement of dance.

It is credited Gift of Joshua Mack.

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Its dimensions are

89 × 63.4 cm (35 1/16 × 24 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed signature in white, lower right: Jy 68

It is inscribed

Printed in white, along yellow band: CITY CENTER JOFFREY BALLET; in white, bottom left: List Art Poster © 1968 HKL Ltd.

Cite this object as

Poster, City Center Joffrey Ballet, from Seven Serigraphs by Seven Artists, 1968; USA; lithograph on paper; 89 × 63.4 cm (35 1/16 × 24 15/16 in.); Gift of Joshua Mack; 1995-38-9

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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