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38 West 86th Street
New York, 10024 United States
(212) 501-3023 http://www.bgc.bard.edu/

February 2019

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - July 7 @ 5:00 pm

Jan Tschichold and the New Typography: Graphic Design Between the World Wars

Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street
New York, 10024 United States

Tracing the revolution in graphic design in the 1920s, this exhibition displays materials assembled by typographer and designer Jan Tschichold (1902–1974) in Weimar Germany. Published in Berlin in 1928, Tschichold’s book Die Neue Typographie was one of the key texts of modern design, partly due to its grasp of Constructivist ideas and new print technology, but equally, because it was a manual for practicing designers. In the years leading up to its publication, Tschichold struck up a correspondence with many European artist-designers,…

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