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June 15, 2014

Go West

James McMullan did stunning work for the short-lived West magazine.

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May 23, 2014

Don’t make ’em like this anymore

I especially like identity systems when they are applied to things that might seem outside of the purview of corporate promotions. So with this SVA check designed by George Tscherny, circa 1956.

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May 09, 2014

Cross-hatch

Milton Glaser explored an undersea terrain for Sports Illustrated in 1961.

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May 06, 2014

Richard Serra in Rome, 1966

A brochure for Richard Serra’s first solo show, from 1966, surfaced recently in the archives. Though often excised from his oeuvre, Serra, then on a Fullbright in affiliation with Academie Belles Artes in Florence, showed live and stuffed animals along with sculptural collages or Rauschenbergian “combines” at Gallery La Salita in Rome.

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April 25, 2014

Palladino Perfectos

These Perfectos cigarette ads, designed by Tony Palladino in 1965, caught my attention because they’re so markedly different in style from the typical tobacco ads of the 1960s.

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April 24, 2014

Won’t you be my neighbor

James McMullan is paired with Jane Jacobs for a 1966 issue of the Push Pin Graphic.

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April 12, 2014

They might be giants

Icons of culture and folklore are interpreted by the artists of Push Pin.

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April 08, 2014

Blechman Palladino for Architectural & Engineering News

Tony Palladino collaborated with R.O. Blechman in the 1960s. One of the best examples of their combined sensibilities appeared on their covers for Architectural & Engineering News.

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April 07, 2014

Georgia’s always on my mind

Herb Lubalin was among the many designers and illustrators who contributed to the United States Information Agency’s 1962 graphic arts exhibition that toured the USSR.

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April 04, 2014

Henry Wolf for Olivetti

In the late-1960s Henry Wolf produced a number of advertisements for Olivetti, which touched on two of his favorite devices: the use of celebrity and the distortions of scale and context used to dreamlike effect.

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March 31, 2014

Group W

From the James McMullan Collection, a look at some of the best illustrators who got their start the 1950s and 60s.

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March 25, 2014

Let me hear your balalaikas ringing out

The United States Information Agency deploys its secret weapon in the Cold War: designers and illustrators.

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March 16, 2014

The Cook

Milton Glaser created this 1965 book jacket for The Cook, a satirical horror novel about a mysterious chef, Conrad Venn, who seduces and manipulates the wealthy Hill and Vail families with food.

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March 15, 2014

Do you see what I see?

A symposium of “provocative visual material” inspired Milton Glaser to come up with some of his own.

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March 10, 2014

Fashion Illustration at SVA

Fashion illustration was a popular pursuit at SVA in the 1960s.

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March 04, 2014

Auteur, auteur

Andrew Sarris, film critic for the Village Voice and screenwriting lecturer at the School of Visual Arts, delivered a special free lecture in 1968.

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March 03, 2014

That New York

Brownjohn, Chermayeff and Geismar’s expressive typography for The Composing Room.

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February 22, 2014

Words and music

Brownjohn, Chermayeff & Geismar’s playful experiments with type placement and scale for Concert Associates.

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February 12, 2014

Significant figures

Milton Glaser’s menagerie of figures for the School of Visual Arts, 1971.

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January 28, 2014

Barbizon

George Tscherny’s 1967 company profile for lingerie-maker Barbizon.

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