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Poster, Public Theater, New York: Dancing on Her Knees

This is a Poster. It was graphic design by Paula Scher and designed by Pentagram. It is dated 1995 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is screenprint on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

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Its dimensions are

117.0 x 76.2 cm (46 1/16 x 30 in. )

It is inscribed

Down right side of poster, forming a block of text: THE PUBLIC THEATER, followed by Sher's characteristic 'token' (logo) in yellow and purple for "Lu Ester/Lab/Hall". 425 Lafayette Street/ (212) 260-2400/ WRITTEN BY NILO CRUZ /DIRECTED BY GRACIELA DANIELS. Signed (printed) in image lower right corner: DESIGN:PENTAGRAM

Cite this object as

Poster, Public Theater, New York: Dancing on Her Knees; Designed by Pentagram (United Kingdom); Graphic design by Paula Scher (American, b. 1948); USA; screenprint on white wove paper; 117.0 x 76.2 cm (46 1/16 x 30 in. ); Gift of Pentagram; 1998-2-3

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