Item GSAA/EPH/10/74 - Posters for an exhibition entitled 'Design Work '85'

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GSAA/EPH/10/74

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Posters for an exhibition entitled 'Design Work '85'

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  • [Jan 1985] (Creation)

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2 items

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These posters advertised an exhibition of work by both past and present students from the School of Design and the Mackintosh School of Architecture at The Glasgow School Of Art. They feature a quote from John Kenneth Galbraith who was a prominent economist during this period. He stated "It is on the artistic not less than on the engineering and scientific excellence that economic security and economic progress now depend," The exhibition was held between Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Mackintosh Museum at The Glasgow School Of Art. It ran from the 9th of February to the 1st of March 1985.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.

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(fl c1952-1960s)

Biographical history

Christopher "Kit" Grant was a commercial art student at the School between 1952 and 1957. He received a travelling scholarship at The Glasgow School of Art in 1957. Please get in touch if you have any further information.

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Both posters are screen prints done in two layers. One uses grey and black inks and the other uses red and black inks.

Dimensions: 588 x 322 mm

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Three copies of this poster exist in The Glasgow School Of Art poster collection. Two under reference number GSAA/EPH/10/74 and one under reference number GSAA/EPH/10/38.

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GB 1694 GSAA/EPH/10/74

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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