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Announcement, Present Tense/Photography, 1988

This is a Announcement. It was designed by Edward Fella. It is dated 1988 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is offset lithograph on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Edward Fella. It is credited Gift of Edward Fella.

Its dimensions are

43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. )

It is signed

Signature imprinted in black ink, verso, center, running upward, sideways: Design: Edward Fella, waning before photography with his pencil of culture Design: Edward Fella, waning before photography with his pencil of culture

It is inscribed

Recto: Imprinted in black across upper two thirds of sheet: FEBRUARY 12-MARCH 12, 1988/ PRESENT TENSE/*/ /*PHOTOGRAPHY/ PATRICIA SPROTT/ KATHRYN BRACKETT-LUCHS...[lists participating artists]...LOIS WALINSKE/ JUROR: PETER GALASSI, CURATOR, DEPARTMENT OF/ PHOTOGRAPHY, THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART; across lower left edge, running upward, sideways: DETROIT/ FOCUS; running downward, sideways: GALLERY/ 743 Beaubien, 3rd Floor Detroit, Michigan 48226; across lower left corner: (313) 962-9025; diagonally across: Gallery Hours:/ Wednesday-Saturday/ Noon to 6 p.m.; across lower right quadrant: Opening Reception: Friday, February 12, 1988 6-8:30 pm/ Opening Reception: Friday, February 12, 1988 6-8:30 pm/ Also in the area: Detroit Artists Market 5-7:30 pm/ + = Thoughts into Action, Notes and Works = +/ February 12 - March 12/ + = Thoughts into Action, Notes and Works = +/ February 12 - March 12/ Michigan Council for the Arts Gallery 4-6:00 pm/ 1987 Grant Recipients/ February 12-March 12/ Michigan Council for the Arts Gallery 4-6:00 pm/ 1987 Grant Recipients/ February 12-March 12 Verso: Imprinted in black across lower left quadrant: Detroit Focus Gallery/ 743 Beaubien, 3rd Floor/ Detroit, Michigan 48226/ Detroit Focus Gallery/ 743 Beaubien, 3rd Floor/ Detroit, Michigan 48226/ Across from the Bricktown People Mover Station/ Across from the Bricktown People Mover Station/ With the support of/ the National Endowment for the Arts/ the Michigan Council for the Arts/ Detroit Council for the Arts/ With the support of/ the National Endowment for the Arts/ the Michigan Council for the Arts/ Detroit Council for the Arts; across lower right quadrant: Nonprofit Org./ Bulk Rate/ U.S. Postage/ PAID/ Detroit MI/ Permit No. 2960/ Nonprofit Org./ Bulk Rate/ U.S. Postage/ PAID/ Detroit MI/ Permit No. 2960 *The "/" is included in the text.

Cite this object as

Announcement, Present Tense/Photography, 1988; Designed by Edward Fella (American, b. 1938); USA; offset lithograph on cream paper; 43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. ); Gift of Edward Fella; 1995-42-26

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