General Dynamics - Weather Control - Exploring the Universe, 1958

Nitsche, Erik poster: General Dynamics - Weather Control - Exploring the Universe

Erik Nitsche was a promising young Swiss graphic designer who moved to the US in 1934, making his name designing hundreds of album covers for Decca. In 1955 he became the Art Director for General Dynamics, a leading multi-division technology firm most famous for building the first nuclear submarine. There, Nitsche created several spectacular series of posters promoting the conglomerate’s various disciplines.

This poster from the "Exploring the Universe" series was displayed during the second International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy in Geneva, September 1958.

Nitsche, Erik

35.8 x 50.2 inches (91 x 128 cm)

Lithograph | Backed on linen

Inventory #SWL09731

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