Herbert Bayer's 1940 Harper's Bazaar Cover

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Herbert Bayer's iconic cover design of multiple faces for the August 1940 issue of Harper's Bazaar. This is the complete magazine. Scarce. An important addition to a collection of 20th century graphic design. Bayer's riveting illustration has influenced many artists, most notably Andy Warhol. In his article, "Andy Warhol's Attraction to Herbert Bayer's Lips," Michael Dooley suggests that Warhol's obsession with repetitive imagery was inspired by Bayer's compelling cover design for Harper's Bazaar. (Print Magazine, January 29, 2013, see last photo.)
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Creator
Herbert Bayer (Designer)
Of the Period
Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1940
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Paper
Condition
Good. Overall good condition, interior clean with no missing pages, minor paper loss to back cover and spine, minor wear to front cover.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
Dimensions
13 in. H x 10.75 in. W x 0.25 in. D
33 cm H x 27 cm W x 1 cm D
Dealer Location
Winnetka, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU93656474813
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