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Poster Summer Exhibition 1988

The poster for the 1988 Summer Exhibition, designed by Norman Adams RA.  

This is one of many celebrated exhibition posters from the Royal Academy collection that has been selected for publication upon its 250th birthday.  

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Dimensions 76.2 x 50.8cm
Fabric & material Paper
SKU 02087463

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Product story

Norman Adams RA created the Summer Exhibition poster for 1988. The intricate watercolour was loved by the Council but it soon became clear that despite its artistic value it did not work so well as an advertisement for the show. In future years the brief was made more explicit: to design a poster rather than create an artwork.

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