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Atoms for Peace

Available in Winter 2016

The genius of Erik Nitsche encompasses virtually the entire sphere of visual communications. Nitsche’s prodigious and globetrotting career spans nearly 60 years. His historic relationship with General Dynamics began in 1953 with the design of a series of three sets of posters dedicated to public perceptions of nuclear energy.
“Atoms for Peace” contains portions of several lithographic public-relations-oriented fine art print programs created for the General Dynamics Corp. in the 1950’s and 1960’s. The prints depict Nitsche’s interpretations of nuclear energy uses, modern technologies for the era, and feature posters created for promotion of nuclear energy in foreign countries, which are imprinted in the languages of those regions.

Exhibition Logistics
The “Atoms for Peace” exhibition consists of 15 30” X 55” framed artists posters and one framed unit with interpretive text and exhibit title.

Rental Fee: $1,500 per month
Footage Requirement: 64 linear feet, 800 square feet
Security Level: Moderate
Number of Crates: 1
Available Dates: Please email us for information on available dates for four-week venues.
Estimated Shipping Costs: To Be Determined

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