Milton Glaser: Graphic Design

Milton Glaser: Graphic Design


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Milton Glaser: Graphic Design by Milton Glaser, Chris Allsburg

Graphic Design, perhaps the most famous book of its kind, explores the extraordinary achievement of America's pre-eminent graphic artist. Here Glaser undertakes not only a remarkably wide- ranging representation of his oeuvre but, in a personally revealing introduction, speaks of the influences on his work, the responsibilities of the artist, the hierarchies of the traditional art world, and the role of graphic design in the area of his creative growth. His work ranges from posters to book and record covers; from store and restaurant design to toy creations, magazine formats, and logotypes all of which define the look of our time.

Milton Glaser: Graphic Design, is certainly a classic in the field. Still in print after more than twenty-five years, it also has gone through five foreign language editions.

REVIEW:Praise for Milton Glaser: Graphic Design:

"Elegant . . . a book in which the text and the picture positively embrace and dance together . . . to read this book and to look at the pictures is almost one and the same activity." --The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780879511883
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication date: 11/28/1983
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 334,902
Product dimensions: 10.25(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Milton Glaser has had one-man shows at the Museum of Modern Art and the Georges Pompidou Center. In 2004 he was selected for the lifetime achievement award of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. In 2010, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by Barack Obama. His books include Graphic Design, Art is Work, and Drawing is Thinking, all published by Overlook.

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