Sandberg, designer and director of the Stedelijk

W.J.H.B. Sandberg (1897-1984), typographer and director of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum of Contemporary Art (1945-1962), had an ambition. He wanted to confront the largest number of people with contemporary art and convince them that it was a natural product of the age. This highly illustrated book, traces his contribution to poster design, typography and the transformations (both physical and metaphysical) of the Stedelijk when under his guidance.

Text: Petersen Ad. cm 21,5×27; pp. 192; COL and BW; paperback. Publisher: 010 Publishers, Rotterdam, 2004.

ISBN: 9789064504815| 9064504814
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W.J.H.B. Sandberg (1897-1984), typographer and director of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum of Contemporary Art (1945-1962), had an ambition. He wanted to confront the largest number of people with contemporary art and convince them that it was a natural product of the age. This highly illustrated book, traces his contribution to poster design, typography and the transformations (both physical and metaphysical) of the Stedelijk when under his guidance.

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