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Push Pin Graphic, No.64 (Mothers)

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Editor: Seymour Chwast
Publisher: Push Pin Studios
Publication: 1976, First Edition
Binding: Saddle stitched
Pages: 28
Size: 230 x 305
Text: English
Design: Blank

Push Pin Graphic, Number 64 (Mothers), December 1976.

'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) www.pushpininc.com

Art directed and designed by Chwast, each is issue is a graphic presentation of a theme, representing work by Push Pin Studio artists. Number 64 features include "Dear Trixie and Dixie" (a parody of the Dear Abby columns); "Fifty Ways to Leave Your Mother"; "The Perfect Mother" by Tiny Tim; "Mothers Superior / Mothers Malicious" bitiing excerpts from well-known poets); "The Mother Mafia" (or Momia; tongue-in-cheek history of non-existent organization founded in Victorian times); full-page portraits of the mothers of Aubrey Beardsley, Paul Gauguin, Giotto, Jackson Pollock, Juan Gris, Edvard Munch, Hieronymus Bosch and Toulouse-Lautrec, as if painted by the artists themselves; etc. Illustrations by 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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