- 32 x 22 inches (81 x 56 cm)
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Both the most famous poster produced for The New Yorker as well as one of the most important posters of the last 50 years, Steinberg’s take on how New Yorkers view their city as not only the epicenter of the world, but actually as most of the world, has become an icon.
Cocorico was a magazine published between 1898 and 1902. As a literary and artistic publication, its main role was to promote the Art Nouveau movement and its primary artists included Grun, Mucha, Steinlen, de Feure, Villon and many others. In all, there were 63 issues. The name of the periodical is the French term for “cock-a-doodle-doo,” the crowing of a rooster.The light opera by Ganne bearing the same title as the well-known magazine is justly forgotten and the poster by Gruen extremely rare.
Travel by train in Switzerland.
From a rare series of 23 posters designed for subway and rail stations for the prestigious newspaper. In 1952 the Museum of Modern Art in New York put the posters on exhibition and described them thusly in its press release: “the message [‘get all the news and get it right’] is presented . . . without the use of any visual images. Variety is achieved by the use of color, placement of the copy, and painted, drawn or ruled visual accents.” Mildred Constantine, the Doyenne of Design from the museum’s department of architecture and design, refers to this series as “the most artistically significant institutional advertising design being done in America today.” rare. IPA 52 p. 174.