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1987

  • Work on this object began.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2023

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Print/poster, Hard Werken

This is a print/poster. It was designed by Edward Fella and made for (as the client) American Institute of Graphic Arts. It is dated 1987 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is offset lithograph on orange wove 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

27.9 x 43.2 cm (11 x 17 in. )

It is signed

Signature imprinted in black ink on lower right edge sideways: design: edward fella

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink diagonally from upper left corner in upper left quadrant: HARD WERKEN/in Rottedam Netherlands/is a controversial young studio in the Dutch/design scene. Their work challenges audiences to reconsider the/ boundaries between art and design, beween graphic space and/ environment. Projects include graphic design for cultural groups,/photography, and theatrical set design; diagonally from center across lower right quadrant: Cranbrook Academy of Art/ Museum Auditorium, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan/use the Cranbrook main entrance at the corner of 500 Lone Pine/Road and Academy Way. Park in Museum visitor lot and enter/through main door of the Museum.; diagonally from lower left across lower left quadrant: AIGA/*Detroit/ An event of the American Institute of Graphic Arts/*Detroit Chapter; Diagonally from center across upper right quadrant: RIK VERMEULE of/A presentation of/Tuesday, January 27, 1987 at 7pm *The "/" is included in the text.

Cite this object as

Print/poster, Hard Werken; Designed by Edward Fella (American, b. 1938); Client: American Institute of Graphic Arts; USA; offset lithograph on orange wove paper; 27.9 x 43.2 cm (11 x 17 in. ); Gift of Edward Fella; 1995-42-35

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