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Cris Gianakos Collection


Abstract

The Cris Gianakos Collection consists of posters, exhibition catalogs and postcards, brochures, letterhead, and book jackets related to his work as a designer and as an artist. Gianakos was born in New York City in 1934. He studied design at the School of Visual Arts and has been a member of the College’s faculty since 1963. Works include posters for major exhibitions at SVA and posters and printed materials for clients such as Columbia Pictures Television, Volvo, and General Precision Aerospace.


General Physical Description

The Cris Gianakos Collection is housed in one manuscript box, one small flat box, and one flat-file folder.


Scope and Contents

The Cris Gianakos Collection consists of posters, exhibition catalogs and postcards, brochures, letterhead, and book jackets.


Citation

Cris Gianakos Collection, [series. item]. Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives, Visual Arts Foundation, New York.


Acquisition Information

The Cris Gianakos Collection was acquired as a gift from Cris Gianakos.

Container List

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Cris Gianakos Collection  >  Series 1. Work by Cris Gianakos (MG.26.S01)

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Cris Gianakos Collection  >  Series 1. Work by Cris Gianakos (MG.26.S01)  >  Subseries 1. Printed Materials (MG.26.S01.S01)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
B1 F1
Adonis Restaurant menu, business card, letterhead, envelope
n.d.
B1 F3
Ancona/Gianakos business card (white) (in envelope)
n.d.
B1 F2
Ancona/Gianakos promotional booklet/portfolio
c. 1963
B2 F16
Ancona/Gianakos promotional card ("Nothing phases Ancona/Gianakos")
n.d.
B1 F2
Ancona/Gianakos promotional postcard ("Golly! The Girls From My High School Should See Me Now...")
n.d.
B1 F3
Ancona/Gianakos tiny promotional brochure/portfolio (black) (in envelope)
n.d.
B1 F12
C. Gianakos business card (white)
n.d.
B1 F4
Carl Baker letterhead
n.d.
B1 F5
Cash Performance Space. Mad Alex Presents: "3" postcard
n.d.
B1 F6
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. 1974 annual report
1974
B1 F6
Columbia Pictures Television. "Features for the 70s Vol. 1" booklet
1974
B1 F6
Columbia Pictures Television. "Features for the 70s Vol. 2" booklet
1974
B1 F7
Columbia Pictures Television. "Features for the 70s Vol. 3" booklet
1974
B2 F2
Columbia Pictures Television. "The Best of Columbia's Shock/Sci-Fi Features" book cover
n.d.
B2 F2
Columbia Pictures Television. "The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case" booklet
1976
B1 F8
Columbia Pictures Television. John O'Hara's Gibbsville sticker
1977
B2 F3
Columbia Pictures Television/Mildred Freed/Alberg Productions. "The Story of David" booklet
1976
B1 F12
Cris Gianakos business card (red)
n.d.
B1 F12
Cristos Gianakos letterhead (2 variations)
n.d.
B1 F12
Cristos Gianakos self-promotional postcard (Charles Jourdan logo)
n.d.
B1 F9
Empire Safe envelope
n.d.
B2 F4
Empire Safe pocket folder
n.d.
B1 F10
Euro Industries Ltd. brochure
n.d.
B2 F5
Fiat Motors/Lancia of America. Lancia Beta accessories brochure
n.d.
B1 F11
Galerie Nordenhake business card
n.d.
B2 F6
Kearfott Division, General Precision Aerospace "Guidance Systems"
n.d.
B2 F6
Kearfott Division, General Precision Aerospace "Navigation Computers"
n.d.
B2 F6
Kearfott Division, General Precision Aerospace "The Gyro"
n.d.
B1 F13
The Korman Company letterhead
n.d.
B1 F14
Living Arts Inc. brochure 1993-1994
1993
B1 F22
Margaret Thatcher business card
n.d.
B2 F7
The Master Players brochure
n.d.
B1 F11
Mort Fega letterhead, business card (in envelope)
1960s
B1 F15
"Motive and Method in the Cantos of Ezra Pound" edited by Lewis Leary book jacket
1961
B1 F16
Nassau County Museum of Fine Art letterhead, envelope
n.d.
B1 F17
Nickels envelope
n.d.
B1 F18
OmniGuard Authentic Art brochure
n.d.
B1 F19
Oscarsson Seigeltuch letterhead, envelope
n.d.
B2 F8
Oxford Energy Company brochure
n.d.
B2 F9
Papdopolous. Happy New Year card
n.d.
B1 F18
"A Personal Invitation for All the Soul Brothers and Soul Sisters in the Life"
n.d.
B2 F9
Prentice Hall/Spectrum. "The Search for Meaning in Modern Art" by Alfred Neumeyer book jacket
1964
B2 F10
Robert Half Organization brochure
1984
B1 F20
Royal Zenith Corporation letterhead, envelope
n.d.
B2 F9
Safe-At-Home brochure
n.d.
B1 F4
Sal Bonafede letterhead
n.d.
B1 F21
Scribble Scrabble Ltd. business card
n.d.
B1 F21
Scribble Scrabble Ltd. Corvue brochure
n.d.
B1 F21
Scribble Scrabble Ltd. Designer Ruled Notepads flyer (5 different)
n.d.
B2 F11
"Send Our Boys Home" offset lithograph
1966
B1 F22
Susan Smith Enterprises business card
n.d.
B1 F23
Tom Bywaters Films envelope
n.d.
B1 F24
Video Services Corp. letterhead
n.d.
B1 F25
Volvo. "Sweat a little!" brochure
n.d.
B2 F12
Volvo. "Who Blew the Whistle?" flyer
n.d.
B1 F25
Volvo. Accessory catalog
n.d.
B2 F12
Volvo. The Super Gravy Bowl Contest brochure
1969
B1 F26
The Whole Mind Corporation business card
n.d.
B1 F26
YPO New York Metro Chapter, January 21, 1970 meeting invitation ("This could be you")
1970

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Cris Gianakos Collection  >  Series 1. Work by Cris Gianakos (MG.26.S01)  >  Subseries 2. Posters (MG.26.S01.S02)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
D64
"Martin Melzer Certified Public Accountant has moved to 225 West 34th Street New York, NY" poster
1974
D64
"Panorama Press Xmas Spree" poster
1980
B2 F14
School of Visual Arts/Visual Arts Gallery. Black Artists exhibition poster
1970
B2 F14
School of Visual Arts/Visual Arts Gallery. Groups exhibition poster
1969
B2 F14
School of Visual Arts/Visual Arts Gallery. Photographs, Hollis Frampton and Michael Snow ("sequential studies of dance motion") exhibition poster
1970
B2 F14
School of Visual Arts/Visual Arts Gallery. Series Photographs exhibition poster
1969

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Cris Gianakos Collection  >  Series 2. About Cris Gianakos (MG.26.S02)

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Cris Gianakos Collection  >  Series 2. About Cris Gianakos (MG.26.S02)  >  Subseries 1. Printed Materials (MG.26.S02.S01)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
B1 F27
C. Gianakos: Gridlock (Greek gallery) announcement, catalog
1997
B1 F31
Cris Gianakos and William Hall: A Twenty Year Collaboration exhibition postcard (Olive Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University)
2006
B1 F27
Cris Gianakos exhibition invitation, brochure, catalog (SMCA at the Port of Thessaloniki)
2002
B1 F28
Cris Gianakos. Kerameikos - Athens (signed and numbered 59/200)
2011
B1 F31
Cris Gianakos: Inside Out exhibition postcard (Stark Gallery)
2002
B1 F31
Cris Gianakos: Prints and Drawings exhibition postcard (VanDeb)
2012
B1 F31
Cris Gianakos: Sculpture exhibition postcard (Stefan Stux Gallery)
2005
B1 F28
Cristos Gianakos exhibition catalog (Athens: Alpha Delta Gallery)
1991
B1 F30
Cristos Gianakos. "The White Pit of Mykonos" booklet
1971
B1 F28
Cristos Gianakos. 16 Views (Panorama Press)
1976
B1 F30
Cristos Gianakos. Ramps (Panorama Press)
1978
B1 F31
Cristos Gianakos: Deja Vu: A Sculpture Installation postcard (Siegeltuch Gallery)
1988
B1 F31
Cristos Gianakos: Double Cross exhibition postcard (Stark Gallery, Crosby Street Project Space)
2000?
B1 F29
Cristos Gianakos: Nassau County Museum of Fine Art exhibition catalog, cards with works
1979
B1 F31
Cristos Gianakos: Pelagos exhibition postcard (Hal Bromm)
1979?
B1 F31
Cristos Gianakos: Rampworks exhibition postcard (University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
1989
B1 F31
Cristos Gianakos: Redux Series invitation (Stark Gallery)
1993
B1 F31
Cristos Gianakos: Sculpture and Drawings exhibition announcement (55 Mercer Street)
1975
B1 F31
Cristos Gianakos: Sculpture and Works on Mylar postcard (Oscarsson Siegeltuch)
1986
B1 F30
Cristos Gianakos: Sculptures and Drawings exhibition catalog (Galerie Nordenhake)
1984
B1 F30
Cristos Gianakos: Sculptures and Drawings exhibition postcard (Galerie Nordenhake)
1982

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Cris Gianakos Collection  >  Series 2. About Cris Gianakos (MG.26.S02)  >  Subseries 2. Posters (MG.26.S02.S02)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
D64
"C. Gianakos: Gridlock," Alaça Imaret Mosque, Thessaloniki, Greece poster
1997
D64
"Cris Gianakos," Gallery Citronne poster
2008
D64
"Cris Gianakos," State Museum of Contemporary Art, Costakis Collection, Thessaloniki, Greece poster
2002
D64
"Cristos Gianakos: Highbridge," 55 Mercer Street poster
1977
D64
"Cristos Gianakos: Sculpture and Drawings exhibition announcement," Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts poster
1979
D64
"Cristos Gianakos: Special Project Installation Ramp #4," P.S. 1 Special Projects Room 209 Old Wing poster
1978
B2 F15
Stark Gallery. Group Exhibition announcement
1990