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Poster, Tokyo Communication Arts

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paul Rand and made for (as the client) Tokyo Communication Arts and Osaka Communication Arts. It is dated 1991 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Marion S. Rand. It is credited Gift of Marion S. Rand.

  • Bracelet (Netherlands)
  • bent steel wire.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1993-114-3
  • Poster, Divisumma
  • offset lithograph on white wove paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of James A. Lapides and from General....
  • 2009-1-1

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

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  • cut silk selvedges, polyurethane.
  • Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni.
  • 88.2015.6a,b

Its dimensions are

90.2 x 62.2 cm (35 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. )

It is signed

Signed (printed) in grey ink, lower left corner: Paul Rand

Cite this object as

Poster, Tokyo Communication Arts; Designed by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); Client: Tokyo Communication Arts, Osaka Communication Arts; USA; offset lithograph on paper; 90.2 x 62.2 cm (35 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. ); Gift of Marion S. Rand; 2002-11-2

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