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Poster - The Face. Nirvana. In the court of King Kurt
  • The Face. Nirvana. In the court of King Kurt
    The Face
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The Face. Nirvana. In the court of King Kurt

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (Published)

  • Date:

    1993 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    The Face (published by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Cassius Matthias, part of the Cassius Matthias Poster Collection

  • Museum number:

    E.1081-2002

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box E

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Great Britain (Published)

Date

1993 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

The Face (published by)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 67.5 cm, Width: 46 cm

Descriptive line

Poster for The Face magazine, September 1993, with Kurt Cobain on the cover

Labels and date

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. []

Production Note

Poster promoting the September 1993 issue of Face magazine

Subjects depicted

Celebrity

Categories

Advertising; Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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