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Paul Sahre Collection


Abstract

Paul Sahre established his independent design practice in 1997. Sahre’s work ranges from book jacket designs for authors including Rick Moody, Ernest Hemingway, and Chuck Klosterman, illustrations in The New York Times and The Atlantic, and a long-term collaboration with the band They Might be Giants. Sahre is a faculty member in SVA’s BFA Design Department.


General Physical Description

One flat file drawer.


Scope and Contents

The Paul Sahre Collection consists of 14 posters and prints, 9 book jackets, 1 original drawing, and 1 fragment from the cardboard monster hearse truck hearse for They Might Be Giant’s video for “When Will You Die.”


Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


Citation

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


Acquisition Information

The Paul Sahre Collection was acquired as a gift from Paul Sahre.

Container List

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Paul Sahre Collection  >  Series 1. Posters and Prints (MG.18.S1)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard
1994
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Alley Apples by Herman Kemper
1991
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Closer Than Ever by David Shire and Richard Maltby
1993
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Ghosts Play One by Steve Schutzman
1996
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Love and Anger by George F. Walker
1995
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Silkscreen print test sheet
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Tiny Alice by Edward Albee
1995
Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn
1995
Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn silkscreen test print (purple and red)
1995
Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn silkscreen test print (yellow and red)
1995
Partial for Joe Camel billboard
Sappi Fine Paper North America. YO! S.A. Year of Our Elvis 2412. 2 A.D.: East_of_North Quadrant (No. 03, Paul Sahre on Opus Dull)
2008
Type Directors Club. 2009 Call for Entries
2009
University of Minnesota Design Institute and Target Corporation present Design Camp
2005

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Paul Sahre Collection  >  Series 2. Original Art (MG.18.S2)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
Portrait of Paul Wolfowitz

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Paul Sahre Collection  >  Series 3. Book Jackets (MG.18.S3)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
The Body by Hanif Kureishi (Scribner)
2004
Clarice Lispector series for New Directions: Água Viva, The Passion According to G.H., A Breath of Life, Near to the Wild Heart
2012
Couplings by Peter Schneider (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1996
Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman (Scribner)
2008
The History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell (Touchstone)
2002
The Procedure by Harry Mulisch (Viking)
2001

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Paul Sahre Collection  >  Series 4. Miscellaneous (MG.18.S4)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
Piece from cardboard monster truck hearse for They Might Be Giants video for “When Will You Die”
2011