Lecture, News, Advertising, for the Social Science Hall, "A Century of Progress" Exposition, Chicago, Illinois

 
Lecture, News, Advertising, for the Social Science Hall, "A Century of Progress" Exposition, Chicago, Illinois
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  • Title :     Lecture, News, Advertising, for the Social Science Hall, "A Century of Progress" Exposition, Chicago, Illinois
  • Artist:     Alfonso Iannelli Designer
  • Accession:     83.6.4
  • Country:     United States Chicago Illinois
  • Date:     1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 26 18-1/8 3-1/4, Centimeters 65.1 39.5 8.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Communication , Radio/TV , Figurative , Allegory
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.6.4.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Industrial Design~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Polychromed, cast plaster bas relief maquette depicting a stylized, repeated pattern of four male profiles representing the dissemination of intelligence and information symbolized by broadcasting announcers; advertising, news, lectures and the alphabetical basis of words, interplay as patterns in different portions of the panels together with the general design of sound waves.