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1989

  • Work on this object began.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Announcement, After Ten Years: Detroit Focus

This is a Announcement. It was designed by Edward Fella. It is dated 1989 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is offset lithograph on off-white 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

40.6 x 25.4 cm (16 x 10 in. )

It is signed

Signature imprinted in maroon ink, recto, upper left quadrant: Design: Edward Fella

It is inscribed

Recto: Imprinted in maroon from upper edge, center to center, right: Eileen Aboulafia/ Pi Benio/... [lists participating artists]... Gary Zych; across lower left edge, running upward, sideways: CURATORS: DETROIT FOCUS EXHIBITION COMMITTEE; across lower left edge: Joe Zajac/ Joseph Wesner/... [lists names of curators]... Richard Axsom; across lower half of sheet: MARCH170APRIL14, 198 9/ OPENING RECEPTION:MARCH 17, 5- 8:30PM/ ALSO/ ALSO IN/ IN THE/ THE AREA:/ AREA:/ Robert Caskey, Wendy Macgraw, Nelson Smith. Rod Strickland/ Detroit Artists Market Opening/ 5-7:30 P.M./ MARK YOUR CALANDARS: Wednesday, April 5, 7:00- 9:00 P.M. DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY Main Library/ Friends/ Friends Auditorium/ 5201 Woodward Avenue/ PANEL DISCUSSION:/ ALTERNATIVE SPACE-- WHAT IS IT?/ Moderator:/ Gere Baskin, Board Member and Midwest Regional Representatve to/ National Association of/ Artists Organization/ PANELISTS:/ Samuel Sachs II, Director, Detroit Institute of Arts/... [lists panelists, biographic information]... Detroit/ Focus./ DETRIT FOCUS GALLERY/ 743 BEAUBIEN 3RDFLOOR DETROIT MICHIGAN48226/ AFTER TEN YEARS: DET-/ R OIT FOCUS Verso: Across lower left quadrant: Detroit Focus Gallery/ 743 Beaubien, 3rd Floor/ Detroit, Michigan 48226/ Across from the Bricktown People Mover Station People Mover Station/ Detroit focus is a member of the National Association of Artists Organizations (NAAO)/ with the support of: The National Endowment for the Arts/ The Michigan Council for the Arts/ The Detroit/ Council for the Arts/ Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan/ Ford Motor Company Fund; across lower right quadrant: Nonprofit Org./ Bulk Rate/ U.S. Postage/ Paid/ Detroit, Michigan/ Permit No. 2960

Cite this object as

Announcement, After Ten Years: Detroit Focus; Designed by Edward Fella (American, b. 1938); USA; offset lithograph on off-white paper; 40.6 x 25.4 cm (16 x 10 in. ); Gift of Edward Fella; 1995-42-54

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