Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture, 1970-1990

Brochure owned by Norma Merrick Sklarek

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  • Image for Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture, 1970-1990
  • Image for Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture, 1970-1990
  • Image for Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture, 1970-1990
  • Image for Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture, 1970-1990
  • Image for Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture, 1970-1990
  • Image for Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture, 1970-1990
  • Image for Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture, 1970-1990
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Commissioned by
The Chicago Anthenaeum, American, founded 1988
Subject of
Davis, Carolyn Armenta, American
Owned by
Sklarek, Norma Merrick, American, 1926 - 2012
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 5/16 × 3 1/2 in. (23.7 × 8.9 cm)
Type
brochures
Place used
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
1993
Description
Brochure for the Design Diaspora exhibition owned by Norma Sklarek. The front and back of the brochure has a black background with a red graphic of Ruggles Street Station in Boston, MA. On the front, white text at the top reads [DESIGN / DIASPORA] with [BLACK ARCHITECTS AND INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE / 1970-1990] in the middle. The center of the brochure reads [AN EXHIBITION OF BUILT PROJECTS / DESIGNED BETWEEN 1970-1990 BY / FIFTY AFRICAN AMERICAN, / BLACK EUROPEAN, / AND AFRICAN ARCHITECTS.] The date, open hours, and location at the Chicago Athenaeum are at the bottom. The brochure expands open and has a summary of the exhibition, daily schedules, and a list of architects. There are highlight images of various buildings from different fields.
White printed text on the back cover reads [Curated by: Carolyn Armenta Davis / Exhibition Design by: Ioannis Karalias / Exhibition Fabrication by: Contempo Design / Graphic Design by: Logan Graphics / Cover: Ruggles Street Station – Boston, MA, 1986 by Stull & Lee/USA / Catalogue: “Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture”, is available / The exhibition “Design Diaspora: Black Architects and / International Architecture, 1970-1990,” it’s [sic] related / public programs and national tour is organized by The / Chicago Athenaeum: The Museum of Architecture and / Design and made possible by a major grant from the: / LILA WALLACE-READER’S DIGEST FUND / Travel is generously provided by UNITED AIRLINES the / official airlines of The Chicago Athenaeum. / Additional support has been received from: / The National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency / Graham Foundation for Advance Studies In The Fine Arts / Community Arts Assistance Special Project Grants / City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs / Apple Computer, Inc. / Abasubong Overseas Oil S.A. / The British Council / The Netherlands Ministry for Cultural Affairs / The Florence Gould Foundation / The Illinois Art Council, a state agency / The Gallery at 333 West Wacker Drive was created / and is being made available to The Chicago Ath- / enaeum through the generosity of The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States and Urban / Investment and Development Co. The 333 West Wacker / Drive Gallery is administered by Jeanne Malkin & / Associates. / Presented in cooperation with: / THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM: / The Museum of Architecture and Design / THE DESIGN DIASPORA / ART IN PUBLIC PLACES, INC.]
Topic
African American
African diaspora
Architecture
Design
Graphic design
Identity
Museums
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David Merrick Fairweather and Yvonne Goff
Object number
TA2018.23.2.1.5.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Various. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Archival Collections
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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