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I M G. Biography. Born in 1929, New York City, Hungarian Jewish Family High School of Music And Art Cooper Union Art School (via a Fulbright Scholarship) Graduated in 1951 Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna, Italy. Biography.

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biography
Biography
  • Born in 1929, New York City, Hungarian Jewish Family
  • High School of Music And Art
  • Cooper Union Art School (via a Fulbright Scholarship) Graduated in 1951
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna, Italy
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Biography
  • 1954 Co-founded Push Pin Studio with Seymour Chwast, ReynoldRuffins and Edward Sovel
  • 1968 New York Magazine
  • 1975 Eventually left Push Pin Studio to pursue multiple interests
awards
Awards
  • 1992 the Honors Awards from the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A)
  • 1996 The Society of Illustrators Gold Medal, the St.Gauden’s Medal from The Cooper Union, and the Prix Savignac for the World’s Most Memorable Poster
  • 2004 Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
  • 2009 National Medal of Arts by President Obama
george salter 1897 1967
George Salter (1897- 1967)
  • German
  • Excellent calligrapher & illustrator
  • Book Cover Designer
  • Taught for nearly 30 years of Cooper Union
  • His designs were signature pieces for some of the important literary works of the 20 century
  • “He was a man of great integrity and he was an influential teacher --- so decent, so nurturing” …Glaser

Alfred Döblin’snovel Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929)

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Designed in 1977

  • Promote tourism in New York City (later to promote NY State)
  • Design:
    • American Typewriter ( a rounded Slab Serif typeface)
    • Innovative Pop-style
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The most internationally recognizable icon

  • 2001 “I love NY” were recreated to be “I love NY more than ever”
bob dylan poster 1966
Bob Dylan Poster (1966)
  • Historical Background:
    • 1960s: Rock ‘n’ Roll rose
    • New genre of poster art
    • John Berg (Columbia Records) asked Glaser to create a poster for Dylan’s album “Greatest Hits”
features
Features:
  • Shadow of the face of Bob Dylan
  • Similar composition

Self portrait of Marcel Duchamp (1957)

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Features:
  • Colourful curly hair
    • Invented by Glaser
  • Described as “Psychedelic”
    • Often associated with rock posters
    • Rock ‘n’ Roll often related to “Psychedelic”
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Features:
  • “DYLAN”
    • An own invented typeface by Glaser
    • Reused in another poster for a Mahalia Jackson concert at Lincoln Center (1967)
facts
Facts:
  • One of the most widely circulated of all time
  • ≥ 6 million were distributed with the album
  • “I would have redone the hair. It’s a little clumsy.” Milton Glaser
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"In 1968, Clay Felker and I founded New York Magazine, where I was president and design director until 1977. The publication became the model for city magazines, and stimulated a host of imitations." --- Milton Glaser

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