January 14–October 3, 2021
Poster House’s second mini-exhibition focuses on the contribution made by Vera List to the creation of a poster program advertising the new Lincoln Center complex in 1962.
Inspired by artist-designed posters she had seen in Paris, she earmarked $200,000 as seed money for what would become the List Art Poster Program (later known as the Vera List Art Project), featuring some of the most notable names in contemporary art, from Andy Warhol to Roy Lichtenstein, Ben Shahn to Robert Indiana. Each poster advertises a new building or event at the venue, chronicling how a now-famous New York institution was introduced to the public through posters.
This exhibition is made possible through a generous loan by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Lincoln Center/Philharmonic Hall, 1962 Ben Shahn
New York State Theater, 1964 Robert Indiana
New York Film Festival, 1967 Andy Warhol
Metropolitan Opera, 1966 Marc Chagall
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