Object Timeline

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2001

  • Work on this object began.

2015

  • We acquired this object.

2022

  • You found it!

Poster, Cosmodrome [Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster & Jay-Yay Johanson]

This is a Poster. It was designed by Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag and firm: M/M (Paris). It is dated 2001 and we acquired it in 2015. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This poster was designed to promote Cosmodrome, a contemplative light and sound space designed by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Jay-Jay Johanson. The poster was created to follow and announce the presence of the Cosmodrome wherever it was on view, in art spaces throughout the world. It was one from an ongoing series of Art Posters designed by M/M (Paris). Each poster operates within the context of the art world “as a medium and not as a decorative object.” The series title refers to the tradition of selling reproductions in museums as art works affordable to the general public. Rather than represent a subject in a direct or subservient way, each poster develops the designers’ intricate, idiosyncratic graphic language, demonstrating the poster’s role as a “perfomative medium.”

It is credited Gift of M/M (Paris).

Its dimensions are

176 × 120 cm (5 ft. 9 5/16 in. × 47 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Cosmodrome [Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster & Jay-Yay Johanson]; Designed by Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak; screenprint on paper; 176 × 120 cm (5 ft. 9 5/16 in. × 47 1/4 in.); Gift of M/M (Paris); 2015-4-1

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