The public graphic design work and private painting practice of the late Elaine Lustig Cohen are on view through mid-August at the Jewish Museum as part of its Scenes from the Collection program.

This week join curators Prem Krishnamurthy, Cole Akers, and Shira Backer for a conversation about this key twentieth century designer.


Thursday, April 4, at 6:30 pm.

Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue (at 92nd Street), New York City.

Elaine Lustig Cohen artwork, catalogue, logo, book jacket, architecture, and graphic design, from top: Primary Structures, The Jewish Museum, 1966, exhibition catalogue; Mask, 1967, sculpture; Stop Pollution, 1957, Water Resources Council, logo; Domingo, 1975, collage; Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, catalogues (2), 1957 and 1961; 375 Park Avenue (Seagram Building), 1957, building signage; Stepanova, 2009, portrait; Louis I. Kahn, 1963, Braziller press, book jacket; Prelude to 1958–1959 Season, 1958, Kootz Gallery, invitation; Max Ernst, 1965, The Jewish Museum, exhibition catalog; Baby Doll, 1957, New Directions press, book jacket; Munson Williams Proctor Institute, 1960, building signage. Images © 2019 Estate of Elaine Lustig Cohen and courtesy the estate and the Jewish Museum.

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