Monday, June 7, 2010

Milton Glasser graphic designer (nick)

Milton Glasser was born in New York in 1929 , he is very well known for his I Love New York logo and his Bob Dylan poster. Milton also created the bullet logo for DC comics in 1977, the Brooklyn Brewery and the New York Magazine. Milton went to school at New York's School of Arts and Music graduated from the Cooper Union in 1951 and obtained a scolarship at the Acadamy of Fine Arts in Bologna in Girogio Morandi. In 1954 Milton founded and was the president of Push Pin Studios, he was followed by many of his Cooper Union classmates. Glassers' work is very famous he is a very well know artists his pieces can be quite minimilist and simple but very stylish and sort after, he can be quite tricky aswell producing abstract and interesting pieces. Milton also partook in a 600 foot building mural for the federal office building. Milton has had a huge impact on contemporary illustration and design, he has won numerous awards. In 1979 he was made Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has also taught at the School of Visual Arts and at Cooper Union in New York City. In 2009 he was awarder the National Model of arts by Barak Obahama.

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