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The Face. Nirvana. In the court of King Kurt

1993 (printed and published)
Place Of Origin

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

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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
  • 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.
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Given by Cassius Matthias
Poster promoting the September 1993 issue of Face magazine
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record createdJanuary 29, 2007
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