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Print, Was Ich besonders liebe..., 1969

This is a Print. It was designed by Dan Friedman and Wolfgang Weingart. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is 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

50 x 50 cm (19 11/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, various sizes and typefaces: was ich besonders liebe:/ 3 Stunden mittags schlafen/ [upside down, capitalized] Nackte Frauen mit fetten Busen/ Archäologie, versuchsweise Stockhausen, Bundesbahnwerbung/ ganz besonders Bach, viel Alkohol und eine Zigarette nach dem Frühstück, [underlined] Fliegen und Zugfahren/ Bilder machen mit der Kamera/ visuelle Kommunikation, die ich nicht begreife, Wüsten, Flüsse, Felder und Dörfer aus der Vogelperspektive/ [underlined] immer noch das Bauhaus/ nachmal Beethoven/ oft Vivaldi, Mathematik, die ich nicht verstehe/ schöne Typographie und schöne Graphik anderer, [underlined] viel, aber nur das arbeiten, was mir Spaβ macht/ Immer Mozart. Printed in plate, center, capitalized, each letter separated by a divider of various weights: Ich mache Typographie nicht aus Überzeugung. Ich mache Typographie mir Begeisterung.

Cite this object as

Print, Was Ich besonders liebe..., 1969; Designed by Dan Friedman and Wolfgang Weingart; lithograph on white wove paper; 50 x 50 cm (19 11/16 x 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-412-7

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