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Milton Glaser’s posters—more than 450 since 1965—combine conceptual rigor and originality with a mastery of visual language and a high level of artistic expression. Some, like his 1967 Bob Dylan poster for Columbia Records, are icons; others, like his series celebrating “I Love New York,” evoke his best-known work. Milton Glaser Posters includes them all, with Glaser’s own commentary describing his thought process and inspiration. The book is a delight for the art lover, an education in visual expression, and an entertaining journey through the cultural life of half a century, all rolled into a single compact, intense volume.
About the Author
Milton Glaser was born in 1929 in New York City. His artwork has been featured in exhibitions worldwide, including one-man shows at both the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In 2004 he was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and in 2009 he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. His books include Graphic Design, Art is Work, Drawing is Thinking, and Milton Glaser: Posters.