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Poster, Advertisement, typography today

This is a Poster. It was designed by Dan Friedman and Ken Komai and published by Seibundo Shinkosha Co., Ltd.. It is dated 1980 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is lithograph on heavy off-white 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

32.5 × 48.3 cm (12 13/16 in. × 19 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, left side, top half: Headline in Japanese, with perpendicular text to the left, and 6 lines of text Printed in plate, beneath a horizontal line of text: five columns of text in Japanese. Printed in plate, left side, bottom half (large): typography today Printed in plate, left edge: IDEA Printed in plate, below (smaller): IDEA special issue/ typography/ 160 pages 45 color/ 225 x 297 mm/ Japanese English/ price US$ 30.-/ postage US$ 3.- Printed in plate, mid-left side (below a horizontal line, five columns): [column 1] Innovative 20th century/ typography by 65 designers/ from 12 countries./ Concept and design by/ Helmut Schmid./ With contributions by/ Weingart, Crouwel, Sugiura, Grignani and Cage./ Typography today and/ its search for a new visual/ expression./ Informative, experimental, kinetic and spontaneous/ typography./ The pioneers of typography/ of the twenties and early/ thirties.; [column 2] Otl Aicher/ Bauhaus/ Herbert Bayer/ Felix Bermann/ Max Bill/ Hans-Rudolf Bosshard/ Braun design dept/ Josef Müller-Brockmann/ Robert Bücher/ John Cage/ Chermayeff and Geismar/ Ivan Chermayeff/ Ralph Coburn/ Roy Cole/ Cranbrooke Academy of Art/ Crosby Fletcher Forbes/ Wim Crouwel/ [column 3] Theo van Doesburg/ Lou Dorfsman/ Heinrich Fleischhacker/ Anthony Froshaug/ Adrian Frutiger/ Bob Gill/ Karl Gerstner/ Fritz Gottschalk/ Franco Grignani/ Kurt Hauert/ Raoul Hausmann/ Dick Higgins/ Jost Hochuli/ Max Huber/ William Klein/ Alison Knowles/ Ferdinand Kriwet/ [column 4] Willy Kunz/ Sol Lewitt/ Gunnar Lilleng/ El Lissitzky/ Herb Lubalin/ Philipp Luidl/ Hans-Rudolf Lutz/ F.T. Marinetti/ Rolf Müller/ Marcel Nebel/ Hans Neuberg/ Åke Nilsson/ Siegfried Odermatt/ Francis Picabia/ rnst Roch/ Emil Ruder/ Nelly Rudin/ [column 5] Helmut Schmid/ Joost Schmidt/ Wolfgang Schmidt/ Kurt Schwitters/ Käte Steinitz/ Kohei Sugiura/ Tel design/ Peter Teubner/ Rosemarie Tscherney/ Jan Tschichold/ Will van Sambeek/ Carlo L. Vivarelli/ Wolfgang Weingart/ Tadanori Yokoo/ Yves Zimmermann/ Piet Zwart Printed in plate, bottom left margin: Published in 1980 by/ Seibundo Shinkosha/ Publishing Co Ltd,; 5 Nishikicho 1-chrome/ Kanda, Chiyoda-ku/ 101 Tokyo, Japan Printed in reproduction, right (purple): Typografische Monatsblätter/ Schweizer Grafische Mitteilungen/ Revue Suisse de l’Imprimerie

Cite this object as

Poster, Advertisement, typography today; Designed by Dan Friedman and Ken Komai; USA; lithograph on heavy off-white paper; 32.5 × 48.3 cm (12 13/16 in. × 19 in.); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-416

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