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Bea Feitler papers 1920-1981

Collection, KA0014

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About

Bea Feitler (1938-1982) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1959 with a degree in Graphic Arts and Advertising. She went on to lead an illustrious career as a designer of books, magazines, posters, record album covers and more. Feitler served as art director for Harper's Bazaar and Ms. magazines; was consulting art director for Condé Nast, where she created the look for Self magazine; and designed for Rolling Stone magazine. Professional work in the Feitler collection includes layouts, dummies and other pre-publication work; and photographs and contact sheets by a number of the distinguished photographers with whom Feitler worked. Personal materials include mail art, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, ephemera, original drawings and collages.

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Feitler's books, donated with her personal papers, were transferred to Gimbel Library, Parsons The New School for Design, and may be identified in that collection by their bookplates.

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Guide to the Bea Feitler papers

Related people/organizations

Rolling stone (San Francisco, Calif.)
Harper's bazaar
Alexey Brodovitch
Ray Johnson
Bea Feitler