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1986

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1995

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Poster, The Rocky Horror Show, 1986

This is a Poster. It was designed by Art Chantry and printed by Display Products and made for (as the client) The Empty Space Theatre. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is screenprint on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled High Contrast.

This object was donated by Art Chantry. It is credited Gift of Art Chantry.

  • Object ID #18758413
  • offset lithograph on wove paper.
  • Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.
  • 2010-21-103

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Photograph, 2014
  • chromogenic print.
  • Courtesy of Pat McGrath and Ben Hassett.
  • 1.2016.2

Its dimensions are

74.7 x 43.2 cm (29 7/16 in. x 17 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink on white, right margin: POSTER: DESIGN BY ART CHANTRY / TYPOGRAPHY BY ECLIPSE / PRINTED BY DISPLAY PRODUCTS / CAMERA WORK BY THE CAMERA

Cite this object as

Poster, The Rocky Horror Show, 1986; Designed by Art Chantry (American, b. 1954); USA; screenprint on white wove paper; 74.7 x 43.2 cm (29 7/16 in. x 17 in.); Gift of Art Chantry; 1995-69-42

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