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Poster, The Plan, Palace of Typographic Masonry

This is a Poster. It was designed by Richard Niessen. It is dated 2015 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is screenprint on paper.

In Niessen’s poster, a red and white checkerboard pattern dominates the composition of The Plan. Graphic devices such as rulers and maps are used to express Sign, Symbol, and Ornament. The Plan is from a series of posters, Palace of Typographic Masonry.

This object was donated by Richard Niessen. It is credited Gift of Richard Niessen.

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Its dimensions are

118 × 84 cm (46 7/16 × 33 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, The Plan, Palace of Typographic Masonry; Designed by Richard Niessen; screenprint on paper; 118 × 84 cm (46 7/16 × 33 1/16 in.); Gift of Richard Niessen; 2017-53-4

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

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