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Designer:
Carin Goldberg, American, 1953–2023  Search this
Photographer:
Peter Hujar, American, 1934 - 1987  Search this
Author:
Susan Sontag, American, 1933–2003  Search this
Publisher:
Anchor Books, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
20.5 × 28.2 cm (8 1/16 × 11 1/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Book cover
Object Name:
Book cover
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1991
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Book jacket design for "Death Kit," part of Susan Sontag series. On pink ground, a black and white photoillustration of a work by Peter Hujar depicting a human skull in a box or frame. Surrounding the photograph, a winding rectangular line in light blue. Author's name in black text above, title in white text within black rectangle below. At spine, author's name in black text, title in white text within black rectangle, publisher's name and colophon (logo) in black at bottom. At back cover, printed text description and excerpts from reviews. Credits at lower left, bar code at lower right.
Credit Line:
Gift of Steven Heller
Accession Number:
1996-74-113
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c6e5140d-0ef6-40c1-a128-1cfd75df61b8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1996-74-113