Like Nikolaus Pevsner, Hitchcock was one of the most influential historians of his generation. It was not only what he wrote but how he thought that was so important to students. Certainly one of Hitchcock’s finest attributes was his catholic taste: he had the discerning ability to see what was equally significant in “conservative” as well as “avant-garde” work, an important lesson aptly illustrated for a young designer or historian in this early publication.
Printed Matter Hosts a Bolted Book Show & Tell, January 26, 2017
Bolted Book Show & Tell
Printed Matter, NYC Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM, Free and open to the public
Graphic design guru Steven Heller from the School of Visual Arts and Fortunato Depero expert Raffaele Bedarida from Cooper Union will give an in-depth presentation of The Bolted Book while you examine the pages of the 1927 rare original up close and in person.