Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye at The Museum of Modern Art, until November 1, 2015

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Installation view of Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, November 15, 2014–November 01, 2015. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: John Wronn

SC20.1983

Daniel Weil. Bag Radio. 1981. Flexible PVC casing, 11 1/2 x 8 5/16” (29.2 x 21.2 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Design Collection Purchase Fund

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Installation view of Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, November 15, 2014–November 01, 2015. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: John Wronn

485.1987

Jan Lenica. Wozzeck. 1964. Offset lithograph, 38 x 26 1/2″ (96.5 x 67.3 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the designer. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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Installation view of Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, November 15, 2014–November 01, 2015. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: John Wronn

1522.2000

Hiroshi Ohchi. Radio. 1954. Silkscreen, 40 1/2 x 28 1/4″ (102.9 x 71.8 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the designer

388.1963

Armin Hofmann. Stadttheater Basel. 1961. Photolithograph, 50 1/4 x 35 1/2″ (127.6 x 90.1 cm). Wassermann A.G., Basel. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist

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Installation view of Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, November 15, 2014–November 01, 2015. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: John Wronn

581.1954

Jules Chéret. Théâtrophone (Theater phone). 1890. Lithograph, 48 15/16 x 34 3/8″ (124.2 x 87.4 cm). Printer: Imp. Chaix (Ateliers Chéret), Paris. Given anonymously. The Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2014 Jules Chéret / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

F2002.1

H.A.H. von O’Graph (composer). The Song of Mister Phonograph. 1878. Lithograph, 13 ½ x 10 ¾” (34.3 x 27.3 cm). Publisher: G. Schirmer, Inc., New York. The Museum of Modern Art New York

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Installation view of Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, November 15, 2014–November 01, 2015. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: John Wronn

F2007.4

Scopitone ST36. 1963. 16mm film jukebox, 79 1/2 x 33 3/4 x 46 3/4″ (202 x 86 x 119 cm). Mfr.: Scopitone, Inc. (a subsidiary of Tel-a-Sign Inc., Chicago). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Film Study Center Special Collections

705.1966

Milton Glaser. The Sound is WOR-FM 98.7. 1966. Lithograph, 45 1/8 x 58 1/2″ (114.6 x 148.6 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Station WOR-FM

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Leo Fender, George Fullerton, Freddie Tavares. Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar. 1957. Wood, metal, and plastic, 38 x 12 3/4 x 1 3/4” (96.5 x 32.4 x 4.4 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Committee on Architecture and Design Funds

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Installation view of Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, November 15, 2014–November 01, 2015. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: John Wronn

218.1937

Lester Beall. Radio – Rural Electrification Administration. 1937. Silkscreen, 40 1/4 x 30″ (102 x 76.2 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the designer. © 2014 Lester Beall Estate / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

332.1957

Josef Müller-Brockmann. 5. Frühjahrskonzert der Tonhalle-Gesellschaft (5th Spring concert of the Acoustic Society). 1953. Lithograph, 39 x 27 3/4″ (99.5 x 70.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the Kunstgewerbe Museum, Zürich. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ProLitteris, Zurich

1165.2013

Serge Chermayeff. EC74 Radio. 1933. Bakelite, 17 15/16 × 14 15/16 × 10 7/16″ (45.5 × 38 × 26.5 cm). Mfr.: E. K. Cole Ltd, Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of George Kravis

Images courtesy Museum of Modern Art