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The Face. Nirvana. In the court of King Kurt

Poster
1993 (printed and published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Poster promoting the September 1993 issue Face Magazine, featuring Kurt Cobain


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Offset lithograph
Brief Description
Poster for The Face magazine, September 1993, with Kurt Cobain on the cover
Physical Description
Poster promoting the September 1993 issue Face Magazine, featuring Kurt Cobain
Dimensions
  • Height: 67.5cm
  • Width: 46cm
Gallery Label
20th Century Gallery label MAGAZINES Lifestyle, fashion, music and celebrity magazines proliferated in the 1990s, promoting values of youth beauty and wealth. They were buoyed up by the marketing budgets of major advertisers, and arguably they fulfilled a corporate agenda rather than a public service.
Credit line
Given by Cassius Matthias
Production
Poster promoting the September 1993 issue of Face magazine
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
E.1081-2002

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record createdJanuary 29, 2007
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