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      Sale 2465 | Lot 19
      Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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      • Sale 2465 Lot 19

        BOB PEAK.
        "London." Illustration for the wraparound cover for the Trans World Airline Getaway Adventures Ambassador Class in-flight menu, 1973. Mixed media including watercolor, ink, pastel, graphite, with paper collage on paper mounted to board. 533x826 mm; 21x32 1/2 inches, mounted to 25 1/2x38 inch-board. Unsigned.

        Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

        In 1973, Charles Butler Associates commissioned Peak to do a series of murals for the backs of the TWA movie screen murals. The rave reviews from both the agency and the airline led to more work including a series of menu covers for the airline as well as other publications including the Getaway Adventures guides. The 60 pieces he created for them, with their distinct wrap-around cover designs which employed the bright, Pop Art and psychedelic colors and style of the day, cemented TWA's brand recognition and broadened Peak's exposure.


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