Ikko Tanaka Exhibition Poster

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Ikko Tanaka Exhibition Poster

750.00

$750

Japan
1996

Offset lithograph poster for a 1996 exhibition of American typographical design (A/T) titled "Transition of Modern Typography-2" held at Japan's Ginza Graphic Gallery. Designed by renowned Japanese graphic and poster designer Ikko Tanaka (1930-2002) whose work fused modernist principles with Japanese traditions and was lauded by Steven Heller for its natural flow of graphic lines and shapes. Tanaka's work is in museum collections worldwide, including MoMA and the Museum of Design, Zurich. His notable projects include Expo '70, Issiye Miyaki, and Mazda, along with posters for Muji and Amnesty International. The present poster, for a follow up exhibit to one featuring Swiss typography, included American graphic designers Lester Beall, Paul Rand, Ivan Chermayeff, Alvin Lustig, and Elaine Lustig Cohen. Provenance: the estate of Elaine Lustig Cohen. Unframed.

Condition
Good overall condition, the colors still bold and vibrant. Creasing and bumping to the lower left edge and along the top edge, plus a small tear at the center top. See photos. Unframed.

Measurements
Height: 40.5 in.
Width/length: 28.5 in.

Specifications
Number of items: 1
Materials/techniques: Offset lithograph on paper



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