MinutemanArtist(s)Paul RandArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1974Medium & Supportoffset lithograph on paperDimensions
42 in x 28 in (106.68 cm x 71.12 cm)Credit LineGift of Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo and Maria PhillipsSubject matter
Paul Rand designed this poster for the Department of the Interior to advertise the Minuteman National Historical Park, which commemorates the site of the first battle of the Revolutionary War. Rand merges the historical and modern through collage, which includes of text and image. The stacking of the sans serif text is emblematic of a Rand’s modernist aesthetic, but the inclusion of an iconic image links the text with a familiar symbol of American bravery.
EC 2017Physical Description
A poster that reads "MINUTEMAN" in large, multi-colored letters stacked in rows of three. The 'E' includes the information regarding Minute Man National Historic Park.Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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