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This is the inaugural exhibition in the newly re-located
Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography.
Herb Lubalin (1918–1981) is best known for his wildly illustrative typography and his groundbreaking work for the magazines Avant Garde, Eros, and Fact.

On view in Cooper Union’s new gallery, the installation includes recent posters, publications, and motion graphics by internationally recognized graphic designers that spotlight an emerging trend toward expressive lettering and typography.

Original sketches, magazines, logotypes, and posters selected from the Lubalin Center Archive will illuminate Lubalin’s influence on contemporary graphic design.

Opening Reception
Thursday, November 5, 2009, 6 – 8pm
The Cooper Union
41 Cooper Square Gallery [ MAP ]
This event is free and open to the public.

Exhibition On View
November 5, 2009 – December 8, 2009

Gallery Hours
Monday–Thursdays 12–7 pm, Saturday 12–5 pm
Closed Fridays and Sundays
Closed November 26, 2009–November 29, 2009

Featured Artists

  • Marian Bantjes
  • Deanne Cheuk
  • The CW Network
  • Ariel Di Lisio
  • Marcus Eriksson
  • Oded Ezer
  • Gretel
  • Jessica Hische
  • HunterGatherer
  • Justin Thomas Kay
  • Like Minded Studio
  • Brett MacFadden
  • Christopher Martinez
  • Non-Format
  • Matt Owens
  • Post Typography
  • Roberto Quiñones
  • Alex Trochut
  • TV Land
  • Herb Lubalin

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