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Poster, Picnic in Los Angeles for A.I.A

This is a Poster. It was designed by Keith Godard. It is dated 1976 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

91.9 x 61.6 cm (36 3/16 x 24 1/4 in. )

It is signed

In pencil lower right corner: To Dan & April / from the "BIG K" K Godard, 76

It is inscribed

Imprinted in white below, three columns of text: Southern California / Chapter of the / American Institute / of Architects, / Southern Section / American Institute of Planners, / Southern California Chapter of American / Society of Landscape / Architects / the Art Directors / Club of Los Angeles / and all other / designers invite you / to the second / Annual Designers' / Picnic. Sunday, August 27, 1972 / 3 pm to 6 pm / at Hancock Park / (the peoples park) / next to the Los Angeles / COunty Museum of Art on / Wilshire Boulevard. Come have fun. / Bring white balloons and / other colors for helium / balloon structure. / Bring a basket lunch to / share with others,/ Join with students from / the New School- / Southern California / Projects. / Come early for free / fruit salad by the A.I.A. Verso: upper left corner adhesive label printed in red: Keith Goddard / 8 Fulton Street / Fulton Ferry / Brooklyn / New York 11201 / 852 8941. Imprinted in black upper left corner above label: 22

Cite this object as

Poster, Picnic in Los Angeles for A.I.A; Designed by Keith Godard (American, b. London 1942); offset lithograph on white wove paper; 91.9 x 61.6 cm (36 3/16 x 24 1/4 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-210

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