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Newport Jazz Festival

Image for Newport Jazz Festival
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Vividly colored poster depicting the figure of a standing black singer fused with that of a black saxophonist, who forms the skirt of her dress. The figure(s) occupy a curtained stage with red flooring and landscape in background. Printed in bands across top: "NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL / NEW YORK / 1954-1978 / 25 SUMMERS OF JAZZ / JUNE 23 - JULY 2.
Designer
Milton Glaser, American, b. 1929
Publisher
ProCreations Publishing, New Orleans, Louisiana
For
Push Pin Studios, New York, New York, USA
Date
1978
Credit Line
Gift of Milton Glaser
Medium
Screenprint on paper
Type
graphic design
Object Name
Poster
Type
Poster
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Accession Number
1979-42-4
designed in
New York City, New York, USA
made in
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA