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Poster - USA baut

USA baut

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1945 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bill, Max, born 1908 - died 1994 (designed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MM, shelf 6

Physical description

Poster made up of an abstract pattern of squares of colour toned black and white photographs of tower blocks and roads.


1945 (made)


Bill, Max, born 1908 - died 1994 (designed)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

bill 45


Height: 1312 mm, Width: 950 mm

Descriptive line

Poster advertising and exhibition of American architecture held at the Kunstgewerbemuseum, Zurich 9th September - 7th October 1945 by Max Bill

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Geshichte des Plakates. Histoire de l'affiche. History of the poster Müller-Brockmam, Josef. Zurich: ABC-Verlag, (1971). 244p. illus.


Paper (fiber product); Printing ink


Offset lithograph

Subjects depicted



Architecture; Prints; Posters

Production Type

Mass produced


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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