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Photographer:
Coster, Gordon H., 1906-1988  Search this
Subject:
Léger, Fernand  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
1945 April 27
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : silver gelatin ; 24 x 20 cm.
Summary:
Silver gelatin photograph of artists at the opening of <em>Modern Art in Advertising</em> exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago.<br>Handwritten on verso: <em>Modern Art in Advertising: Designs for Container Corporation of America</em>; at the opening at the Art Institute of Chicago; standing - left to right; Man Ray, Fernand Leger, Gene Walther; Y.J. Pique; kneeling - left to right; Alfred Pellan and Leonard Lionni.; All these men are contributing artists and Mr. Lionni is also art director of N.W. Ayer and Son; 1945.<br> Identification on verso (stamped): Gordon Coster, 540 North Mich. Ave., Chicago, Ill.<br>Item is a copyprint of a photograph.
Citation:
Gordon H. Coster. Photograph of artists at the opening of Modern Art in Advertising at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1945 April 27. Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9867
See more items in:
Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk 1930-1994
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9867