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November 02, 2021

Lee Savage

Lee Savage was an accomplished realist painter, a successful art director and animator, and Milton's co-creator for the legendary "Mickey in Vietnam.

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February 02, 2021

The Other Bob Dylans

Milton Glaser’s 1996 poster of Bob Dylan became one of his most iconic works and represented peak Push Pin style. But Glaser later produced two more portraits of Dylan that sharply diverged from the thin curvilinear lines and flat color of his best-known work.

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January 11, 2021

Lillian Roxon's Discotique

Lillian Roxon, the trailblazing Australian music journalist and author of the massive Lillian Roxon’s Rock Encyclopedia (1969) was a rich subject for any artist.

Woman with flowery hair with record album spinning around her head with colorful figures Continue Reading Read more
December 07, 2020

Audio Recordings of SVA Events, 1960-1980

Several recordings of historical lectures, interviews, and symposia at SVA are now available through Artstor. Digitized from old quarter-inch reel-to-reel tapes, these recordings cover a period from the early 1960s to late 1980s and represent a wide range of art and thought from the period in question.

Agnes martin addressing SVA students Continue Reading Read more
December 02, 2020

Letter Perfect

Milton Glaser created three postage stamps for the tiny republic of San Marino in 2016.

Woman's face emerging from a flower Continue Reading Read more
November 02, 2020

Milton and Morandi

The year Milton Glaser spent studying etching with Giorgio Morandi in Italy was a pivotal time in his art education.

Etching of four musicians Continue Reading Read more
October 19, 2020

Milton Glaser's Prime Time

For an article on returning to the site of the Battle of Bataan in the Philippines, Glaser painted a muted and downcast soldier emerging over a vivid landscape.

Soldier overlooking colorful landscape Continue Reading Read more
October 16, 2020

Remembering Ed Benguiat

We at the Archives are sad to hear that Ed Benguiat passed away yesterday at 92. The Milton Glaser Design Study Center remember the man of a thousand typefaces.

black and white photo of child Continue Reading Read more
October 05, 2020

It's a Bottle of Fun

Milton Glaser's cheerfully psychedelic ads for Fanta are the natural culmination of Push Pin's psychedelic style.

Mushrooms, animals and trees playing music in forest. Continue Reading Read more
September 22, 2020

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Milton Glaser's first paying job was the cover of a crime fiction magazine.

Woman looking at blood drip down window Continue Reading Read more
August 31, 2020

Design Archives Come to You

You may be studying remotely this semester, but that doesn't mean you don't have access to a wealth of design resources for research and inspiration.

Abstract images and Japanese typography Continue Reading Read more
July 23, 2020

Reynold Ruffins in the Push Pin Graphic

Reynold Ruffins is a founding member of the lengendary Push Pin Studios, along with Seymour Chwast, Milton Glaser, and Ed Sorel.

Grasshopper Continue Reading Read more
June 30, 2020

Milton Glaser for Olivetti

Around the same time Milton Glaser and Push Pin Studio's style was taking hold and permeating popular culture, Milton was doing transformative and awesomely weird work for typewriter company Olivetti.

Typewriter with falling figures and streamers Continue Reading Read more
June 27, 2020

Milton Glaser 1929-2020

We mourn the loss of Milton, an artist, a teacher, a New Yorker, a man who changed our visual culture.

Tomato in an armchair. Continue Reading Read more
June 01, 2020

SVA COVID Collection

The SVA's community's artistic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conductor conducting musicians on rooftops Continue Reading Read more
May 08, 2020

Remembering Keith Godard

Remembering the delightful, witty, and inventive designer Keith Godard.

Urban Focus poster Continue Reading Read more
April 21, 2020

Documenting COVID-19 Within the SVA Community

The SVA Archives is collecting our community's artistic response to the historic COVID-19 pandemic. All students, faculty, staff, and alumni are encouraged to submit work.

Pigeon with mask Continue Reading Read more
March 23, 2020

George Tscherny's Sublime Installation Design

George Tscherny provided detailed and beautiful instructions for installing an exhibition of his work.

Figure holding ear sculpture Continue Reading Read more
March 03, 2020

Design Archives Treasures

We asked the panelists in our upcoming symposium, "Archives By Design," to each send us one hidden gem from their collections. We got some great stuff.

Collage of seven items from design archives Continue Reading Read more
February 19, 2020

Get To Know the Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives

A video introduction to our collections.

Interior of archive with person looking a posters on tables Continue Reading Read more
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