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Magazine Cover, Di che cosa parliamo ananda parliamo di libertà di parola (What we talk about when we talk about freedom of speech), from IL, No. 71, June 2015

This is a Magazine cover. It was designed by Francesco Franchi. It is dated June 2015. Its medium is offset lithograph.

Franchi is an art director of magazine IL (Ideas and Lifestyles), a supplement to Italy’s leading economics newspaper, Il Sole 24 Ore. This cover about freedom of speech (illustrated by Maria Corte) uses geometric shapes to represent both form and shadow. A woman makes a hushed gesture with a finger that is also a pencil.

This object was donated by Francesco Franchi. It is credited Courtesy of Francesco Franchi.

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Its dimensions are

Closed: 12 x 9 x 1 in (approx.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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