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The Modern Dutch Poster: The First Fifty Years, 1890-1940

October 4, 1988 – January 8, 1989

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

Location: Ground Floor, Design Gallery

This exhibition reveals the diversity and unique quality of Dutch poster arts during the first half of this century. Issued in small numbers and intended primarily for display in stores, the Dutch poster is designed for perusal rather than to elicit a quick reaction. The posters reveal post-impressionistic and Japanese print influence.