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Poster, Herbstzeitlose (Autumn Crocus), 2014

This is a Poster. It was designed by Götz Gramlich. It is dated 2014 and we acquired it in 2015. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

For his commemoration of the transition from summer to fall in his poster Herbstzeitlose (Autumn Crocus), Götz Gramlich created both a digital animation and a screenprinted poster around the same design concept. In the animation, the letters peel away one by one from the surface to which they have been affixed, revealing their black undersides. Tucked into these corners are bits of information about the event. In the screenprinted version, the static image features each letter partially turned down, with faint black dots forming shadows behind the full letterforms.

This object was donated by Götz Gramlich. It is credited Gift of Götz Gramlich.

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Its dimensions are

84 × 59.4 cm (33 1/16 × 23 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Herbstzeitlose (Autumn Crocus), 2014; Designed by Götz Gramlich (German, b. 1974); screenprint on paper; 84 × 59.4 cm (33 1/16 × 23 3/8 in.); Gift of Götz Gramlich; 2015-26-1

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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