graphic design

Indelible Images: Contemporary Advertising Design


This exhibition features a selection of contemporary magazine advertisements, posters, and television commercials.
advertisement, advertising, graphic design, 20th century, posters, exhibitions

Electroworks


This exhibition traces the development of copy machine art created by artists and designers. Over 250 works are on display, including prints, limited edition books, graphics, textiles, animation, and three-dimensional objects. A particular highlight is the Xerox 6500 color copier staffed by trained operators and artists who are available to provide demonstrations.
prints, books, graphic design, textiles, animation, copy, technology, exhibitions

Magazine Covers: Art for the People


The American and European magazine covers in this exhibition date from the mid-19th century to the present, and include titles such as The Illustrated London News, Punch, Le Rire, Domus, Camera, Harper's Weekly, and The New Yorker, as well as experimental Dadaist and Constructivist art publications.
magazine covers, graphic design, illustration, Periodicals, exhibitions

Ephemeral Images: Recent American Posters


This exhibition surveys posters created between 1971 and 1981 by America's foremost graphic designers.
graphic design, posters, American, 20th century, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350269

Advertising America


An exhibition of more than 150 advertisements from the Museum's permanent collection. 
graphic design, advertising, exhibitions

Berlin 1900–1933: Architecture and Design


The architecture, industrial design, graphic design, and decorative arts of Berlin, created between 1900 and 1933, are on display. Objects include handmade silver, textiles, inexpensive colorful household ceramics, Peter Behrens's electrical appliances for Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG), Jugendstil glass, porcelain by Marguerite Friedlaender Wildenhain, tubular steel furniture by Marcel Breuer and Mart Stam, and architectural drawings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Berlin, 20th century, Architecture, Industrial Design, graphic design, decorative arts, silver, textiles, ceramics, Porcelain, Glass, furniture, drawings, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350017

Hollywood: Legend and Reality


The history of Hollywood production design and as told through 450 images and objects. Sketches, costumes, storyboards, posters, lobby cards, miniatures, props, fan magazines, photographs, and film clips are on view, including Ray Bolger’s scarecrow costume from The Wizard of Oz, Sam’s piano from Casablanca, and the sled from Citizen Kane.
Hollywood, movies, films, production design, graphic design, posters, 20th century, traveling exhibitions

Playing Cards


This exhibition features selections from more than 100 different playing card decks. The earliest cards are from a 15th-century Visconti-Sforza tarot deck painted by Bonifacio Bembo, while the most contemporary are represented by an uncut printer's sheet of a deck produced with offset lithography. Although most cards are made of paper, examples made from leather, ivory, aluminum, and steel are also on display.
playing cards, games, graphic design, printing, illustration, exhibitions

Surprise! Surprise! Pop-up and Moveable Books


This exhibition of pop-ups and other feats of paper engineering features books from the 15th century through the present day. Among the 75 books on display are examples of 16th-century scientific instruction, such as Johannis Schoneri's Opera Mathematica, printed in Germany in 1551. The exhibition is organized chronologically, leading up to the 1980s, an era in which the resurgence of interest in these moveable publications has been matched by sophisticated technological advances in production.
books, pop-up books, graphic design, Paper Engineering, printing, exhibitions

Underground Images: Subway Posters from the School of Visual Arts


Forty posters are on view from the School of Visual Arts, all of which have been displayed in the New York City subway system during the four decades of the school’s existence. The exhibition features works by illustrators Milton Glaser, Marshall Arisman, Robert Weaver, Art Spiegelman, and Jerry Moriarty.
posters, illustration, graphic design, School of Visual Arts, New York City, subway, exhibitions

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