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Push Pin Graphic, No.53 (Chew, Chew, Baby)

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Editor: Seymour Chwast
Publisher: Push Pin Studios
Publication: 1967, First Edition
Binding: Saddle stitched
Pages: 12
Size: 190 x 270
Text: English
Design: Seymour Chwast

Push Pin Graphic, Number 53 (Chew, Chew, Baby), 1967. An early example of Chwast’s now characteristic use of outline and bold, flat colour. The story, by Ronald M. Deutsch, explored the eating habits of Horace Fletcher, a dietician and “high priest of mastication,” who recommended chewing food 32 times before swallowing. '

Started by Push Pin Studios as a freeform publication sent to friends and clients in 1957, the experimental and groundbreaking Push Pin Graphic, quickly developed a dedicated following, eventually running for 23 years and 86 issues. Changing to a 32-page bimonthly in 1976, and continuing publication until 1980.' (Source)

Art directed and designed by Chwast, each is issue is a graphic presentation of a theme, representing work by Push Pin Studio artists. Featured illustrators across the series include Milton Glaser, Fred Marshall, Jeffrey Krassner, Michael Hostovic, Seymour Chwast, David Croland, and Haruo Miyauchi.

From the collection of British designer, John Gorham (1937 - 2001).

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Slight rubbing and scuffing to covers. Creases in places. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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