Modernist 20th Century /06 June 2004


Various Artists

vintage art supplies
various paper, cardboard, plastic and metal containers

A large grouping of vintage artist's supplies gathered from artists, designers and architects comprising a scholarly survey of hundreds of graphic and package design from the 1920s through the 1960s. This broad and diverse collection showcases multifarious typesetting, illustration and marketing techniques from this creative time in American culture. The supplies represent the moment of creation by artists and the building blocks of important steps in the history of American art and design. A venerable encyclopedia of graphic design and packaging.

estimate: $7,000–9,000

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