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Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight (2008)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 2009 (USA)
Profiles Milton Glaser (1929- ), America's foremost graphic designer: designer of the iconic "I [heart] N.Y." logo, teacher, and humanitarian. Interviews with Glaser are arranged to take ... See full summary »

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Profiles Milton Glaser (1929- ), America's foremost graphic designer: designer of the iconic "I [heart] N.Y." logo, teacher, and humanitarian. Interviews with Glaser are arranged to take him through a rough chronology of his life: study at New York High School of Music and Art and at Cooper Union, a seminal stay in Italy, his marriage, and his various partnerships - founding Push Pin Studios and "New York" magazine, designing Grand Union supermarkets, and working with "The Nation." Interspersed are examples of his work. Glaser is, throughout, charming in manner, memorable in his observations, and generous of spirit. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Milton Glaser and His Iconic "Pop Culture" Artwork

This entertaining, 73-minute bio-documentary (from 2009) contains extensive interview footage featuring insights from well-known, American graphic artist, Milton Glaser, who was 79 at the time.

Born (1929) in NYC - Milton Glaser's prolific output as a commercial artist has successfully endured for more than 50 years now.

As you will soon see in this presentation - Much of Glaser's artwork (be it logos, psychedelic art, and magazine covers) has reached the status of becoming easily recognizable pop culture icons representing a free artistic style and expression covering the latter-half of the 20th century.


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