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The First US Museum Devoted to Posters Debuts in June

  • June 05, 2019 17:42

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Alphonse Mucha, Zodiac, 1896
The Poster House
Alphonse Mucha, L'Émeraude from The Precious Stones series, 1900
The Poster House

This summer, the U.S. will get its first poster museum with the opening of The Poster House in New York.

The 15,000 square-foot museum debuts June 20 on West 23rd Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. The space includes three exhibition spaces, interactive displays, and a children’s area.

A permanent collection of 7,000 historical posters from around the world and 1,000 contemporary posters will be shown in an exhibition schedule that kicks off with a familiar artist: Alphonse Mucha.

Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau/Nouvelle Femme will showcase iconic works by the Czech-born Art Nouveau poster designer.

A smaller exhbition will show works by German design collective Cyan.

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