Current Location:
Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons -> 2nd Floor (LIB)
Location Notes:
LIB; 2nd fl., across from Multi-Purpose rm. 203

Chicago, New York Central Lines

Artwork
Identifier:
2007.042.1
Artist:
Leslie Ragan
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
Date:
2000
Description:
Buildings, white clouds near the top, woman in red dress and red hat in the bottom right, four birds above the woman.
Historical Context:
Originally produced circa 1930, this poster exemplified Leslie Ragan's stylistic approach that combines painting heavy mechanical structures in light airy vapors. The posters were printed to promote travel on the New York Central Line railroad. This poster represents Michigan Avenue, one of Chicago's iconic skylines.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term:
posters