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    Posted 11 days ago

    LegendaryC…
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    Just curious what these are. Came included with a collection of foster and kleiser billboard prints. One is labeled "BART" other is obviously hollywood, im thinking 3rd is probably san francisco.

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    1. kwqd kwqd, 11 days ago
      BART = Bay Area Rapid Transit

      California regional prints?
    2. LegendaryCollector LegendaryCollector, 11 days ago
      Thanks. But im curious what the purpose of these prints were for.
    3. dav2no1 dav2no1, 11 days ago
      I thought they looked like conceptual drawings, like for a building project? I don't know the area, maybe they are just artist made?
    4. kwqd kwqd, 11 days ago
      Like the cat taking a walk of the roof in the first one. It is professional work by a graphic artist. If you haven't already done so, take one out of the frame and see if there is any writing on the print. There might be something under the mat, copyright info, etc. They could be decorative, advertising art, prints from book, etc. They could be proofs for a commercial printing run. Hard to say. You might also want to look at them with a jewelers loupe to see if you can see dots from the printing process. If not, then they may be lithographs. We don't have much to work with except for some not great images. The one labeled "Premier Panel" suggests it is commercial art that has been framed, but what the purpose of the art was is not clear.
    5. LegendaryCollector LegendaryCollector, 10 days ago
      Hi. Thanks for the info. I got a magnifying eye piece and looked at it up close. No dots. Also saw what looked like faint pencil lead markings. I can reverse connect-the-dots confidently enough to believe these came from the foster-kleiser offices, or whomever owned it at the time. Looks like that company switched hands a lot in the 80's. Thanks for chiming in!

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