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1996

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1997

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Poster, Nude Nude Totally Nude, 1996

This is a Poster. It was made for (as the client) New York Public Theater. It is dated 1996 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

In this theater poster, two startling eyes fill the width of the page. Printed in red, the eyes force the rest of the face to recede into the background. Scher uses scale and color to amplify the poster’s arresting gaze.

This object was donated by Pentagram. It is credited Gift of Pentagram.

Our curators have highlighted 11 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Poster, Aida, 1997
  • offset lithograph on wove paper.
  • Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.
  • 2010-21-66

Its dimensions are

H x W: 119.2 × 75.9 cm (46 15/16 × 29 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Nude Nude Totally Nude, 1996; Client: New York Public Theater ; USA; offset lithograph on paper; H x W: 119.2 × 75.9 cm (46 15/16 × 29 7/8 in.); Gift of Pentagram; 1997-99-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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