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Art for pleasure

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1977 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1997 (designer)
    Inner London Education Authority (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screenprint

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.203-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR7

Physical description

Screenprinted poster advertising a Jubilee exhibition of art produced by students of the Adult Education Institutes of Inner London. The poster depicts a stylised easel, formed by thick red lines, and with a canvas upon which are grey and blue stripes running vertically down its length. In the upper left corner is the acronym 'ilea' for Inner London Education Authorit, and in the lower right corner, details relating to the exhibition, the title, 'Art for pleasure', printed in blue, and other details in red.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1977 (printed)

Artist/maker

Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1997 (designer)
Inner London Education Authority (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Screenprint

Marks and inscriptions

'ilea'
At the top left of the poster, printed in red letters, acronym of Inner London Education Authority, the organisers of the exhibition

'ART FOR PLEASURE'
Exhibition title, dark-blue letters, lower rightt corner of the poster

'County Hall SE1 Friday 13 May / and Monday 16 May-Friday 20 May / 10am-8pm daily Admission Free / A Jubilee exhibition of drawings / paintings, prints, ceramics / and sculpture by students of all ages / from the thirty-three Adult / Education Institutes of Inner London'
Exhibition details, red letters, lower right corner of the poster

'ECKERSLEY 77'
Designer's signature, lower left corner, red letters

Dimensions

Height: 76.2 cm, Width: 51 cm

Descriptive line

Screenprinted poster advertising a Jubilee exhibition of art produced by students of the Aldult Education Institutes of Inner London, designed by Tom Eckersley, United Kingdom (London), 1977

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Screen print

Subjects depicted

Easels; Education; Abstract; Paintings; Canvas

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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