Elson's photograph of the Shubert Theater at night captures all the glitter of The Great White Way -- a perfect visual equivalent for the quintessential theatrical piece about the the gypsies who make up the heart and soul of New York's fabled musical stage. The poster doubtless contributed to the musical's then record-breaking Broadway run: 6,137 performances between October 1975 and April 1990.
Decades before Jesse Jackson coined the phrase ‘rainbow coalition’ to express the idea of cultural pluralism, Miho visualized this redevelopment program with a series of rainbow-hued squares, each containing the symbol of a black/white handshake of mutual goals, respect, and action.
Printed in 1979, it promotes The New School, a NYC-based university. Corresponding to the text "For a heart, courage, or a brain," we see drifting down from a hot air balloon the iconic characters of the Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, and the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz. It is perfect for a children's bedroom or playroom.