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Olympische Spiele München 1972

20th century
1080 x 711 mm (42.5 x 28 in.)

Josef Albers, American, (1888–1976)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Screenprint on wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Poster for the Olympic Games, Munich 1972. Printed by Sirocco Screenprints for Ives-Sillman.
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “Albers ’70”; in pencil, lower center: “A high blue firmament—my wish for the Olympics”; dedicated by the artist in pencil, lower left: “for Paul Sperry”; inscribed in print, lower left: “©Edition Olympía 1972 GmbH 1970 Printed by Ives-Sillman USA”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: In donor’s collection since printed (donor was in partnership with Paul Sperry as printers at Sirocco Screenprints, North Haven, CT; the firm was founded in 1949). Sirocco printed Albers’ screenprints. Sperry was the inventor of the topsider shoe.
Bibliography: See donor file for photograph of Albers at Sirocco Screenprints, inscribed by Albers.
Credit Line: Gift of Jodie Mears, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.36.1

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  • posters - Notices intended to be posted to advertise, promote, or publicize an activity, cause, product, or service; also, decorative, mass-produced prints intended for hanging. For small printed notices or advertisements intended for distribution by hand, use "handbills." [August 1995 related term added. June 1992 descriptor added.]
  • sports - Use for games that involve a reasonable degree of individual skill and physical prowess. [June 1993 related term added. March 1993 scope note changed; related terms added; descriptor moved. February 1991 scope note added; alternate term added.]

  • sheet Dimensions: 1080 x 711 mm (42.5 x 28 in.)

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