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<img width="640" height="320" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Left: Poster with flock of birds in flight against yellow background, with below text: &quot;Soaring to Success ! / DAILY HERALD / — the Early Bird.” Right: Centered stylized black arm swoops forward with extended fist from black round circle, geometric red structure in background of upper right corner. Black, blue, red text: &quot;POWER / THE / NERVE CENTRE / OF LONDON&#039;S / UNDERGROUND&quot;." loading="lazy" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 1024w, 300w, 1536w, 170w, 1867w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="40630" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1867,933" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="WebBanner_1400x700-Kauffer-1" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" /><p>This September, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will present the largest-ever exhibition of works by E. McKnight Kauffer (American, 1890–1954), a pioneer of commercial art—the profession known today as graphic design. On view Sept. 10 through April 10, 2022, “Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer” will feature some 200 objects to examine the designer’s impact and legacy across media.</p><p>The post <a href="">Cooper Hewitt to Present Largest-Ever Retrospective on Graphic Design Pioneer E. McKnight Kauffer</a> first appeared on <a href="">Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum</a>.</p>
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