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 Archive > Paul Sahre Collection > Series 1. Posters and Prints
LOC TITLE DATE

Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Alley Apples by Herman Kemper, 13 ½ in W x 20 ¼ in H1991

Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Closer Than Ever by David Shire and Richard Maltby, 13 ½ in W x 20 in H1993

Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Ghosts Play One by Steve Schutzman, 13 ½ in W x 20 in H1996

Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard, 13 ¾ in W x 20 ¼ in H1994

Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Love and Anger by George F. Walker, 13 ½ in W x 20 in H1995

Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Tiny Alice by Edward Albee, 13 ¾ in W x 20 ¼ in H1995

Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Silkscreen print test sheet, 18 in W x 24 in H

Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn, 13 ½ in W x 20 in H1995

Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn silkscreen test print (yellow and red), 22 in W x 23 in H1995

Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn silkscreen test print (purple and red), 17 ½ in W x 23 in H1995

Partial for Joe Camel billboard, 26 in W x 33 ¾ in H

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), 11 in W x 17 ½ in H2008

Type Directors Club. 2009 Call for Entries, 35 in W x 23 in H2009

University of Minnesota Design Institute and Target Corporation present Design Camp, 25 in W x 38 in H2005
Milton Glaser Design Archive > Paul Sahre Collection > Series 2. Original Art
LOC TITLE DATE

Portrait of Paul Wolfowitz, 11 in W x 14 in H
Milton Glaser Design Archive > Paul Sahre Collection > Series 3. Book Jackets
LOC TITLE DATE

The Body by Hanif Kureishi (Scribner)2004

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

Clarice Lispector series for New Directions: Água Viva, The Passion According to G.H., A Breath of Life, Near to the Wild Heart 2012
Milton Glaser Design Archive > Paul Sahre Collection > Series 4. Miscellaneous
LOC TITLE DATE

Piece from cardboard monster truck hearse for They Might Be Giants video for “When Will You Die” , 34 in W x 35 in H2011