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Helvetica

Film/Video

All images courtesy Swiss Dots

Helvetica

Introduced by the director on May 3
Gary Hustwit, 2007

New Documentary

Nonfiction filmmaking holds a strong appeal for many committed directors and producers. This ongoing series lets you sample wide-ranging approaches to the contemporary documentary.

Thu, May 3, 2007 7 PM
Fri, May 4, 2007 8:45 PM
Fri, May 4, 2007 7 PM

Featuring interviews with many of the world's most influential graphic designers, Helvetica looks at the proliferation of the ubiquitous font on the 50th anniversary of its creation. Developed in 1957 for the Haas Type Foundry, the typeface quickly spread around the world amidst a wave of popularity for Swiss design. (90 mins., video)

Cosponsored by Ohio State's Department of Industrial, Interior, and Visual Communication.

Mother

Catch the best in Ohio-produced shorts from both adults and youth (and get a chance to vote for your favorites) this Saturday at our Ohio Shorts Screening and Reception.

Catherine Opie, Untitled #1, 2012

Be sure to RSVP for our Spring Exhibitions Preview on Friday, May 15—and don't miss a conversation with Catherine Opie and Jack Whitten right before the reception.

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