San Francisco Center for the Book
375 Rhode Island Street
Visit San Francisco Center for the Book for a tour of our "The Flag On Paper" exhibition with curator Kit Hinrichs. The exhibition is a look at 150 years of the Stars and Stripes in everyday use. Kit will talk about the history of the artifacts in the exhibition and how they made it into his collection.
About the exhibition:
A look at 150 years of the Stars and Stripes in everyday use. A rich display of printed ephemera including political memorabilia, fine art, sheet music, propaganda posters, philatelica and packaging.
Kit Hinrichs studied at Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, California. He served as principal in several design offices in New York and San Francisco before spending 23 years as a partner of Pentagram. In 2009, Hinrichs opened an independent design firm in San Francisco called Studio Hinrichs. He has more than 3,000 Stars and Stripes artifacts in his collection, which has been exhibited at the American Institute of Graphic Arts in New York and the San Jose Museum of Art. He lives in San Francisco.
A fully illustrated catalog of this exhibition may be purchased from San Francisco Center for the Book.