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April 13, 2021

Pizza Piazza

Milton designed the logo for Pizza Piazza, a long-gone but beloved restaurant that was located at 785 Broadway at 10th Street.

Pink and green logo for Pizza Piazza Continue Reading Read more
April 05, 2021

Paperbacks USA

In 1961, Milton Glaser designed the Call for Entries for the Paperbacks USA exhibition from AIGA.

Open book with eyes on front and back cover Continue Reading Read more
March 22, 2021

Sammontana Gelato

In 1981 Milton Glaser redesigned the logo for Sammontana, an Italian ice cream company based in Empoli.

packaging for Pirottino Cacao with cow Continue Reading Read more
March 02, 2021

Monsanto Nights

In 1968 and 1969, Glaser drew Barbra Streisand, Sophia Loren, Pearl Bailey and Carol Channing for advertisements announcing Monsanto Nights, a series of popular TV specials sponsored by the sprawling chemical company Monsanto.

Barbra Streisand in profile Continue Reading Read more
February 11, 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 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 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
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
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
November 20, 2019

Milton's California Dream

We talked to Milton about his 1969 assignment to illustrate the cover of Time magazine.

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July 01, 2019

Milton Glaser's Early Book Covers

Milton Glaser's early book covers, done not long after he founded Push Pin Studios with Seymour Chwast, served as a kind of laboratory for the techniques and styles he was exploring in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Book jacket for The Cook with extended Giacometti-like black ink figure with chef's hat on a bright green background. Continue Reading Read more
February 16, 2016

Delpire

Robert Delpire and Push Pin Studio’s mutual admiration resulted in exhibitions in both New York and Paris.

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October 28, 2015

Identified Flying Objects

Milton Glaser’s surreal landscapes for Hangar Design Group.

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August 04, 2015

65 Self-Portraits

65 Self-Portraits is one of the best documented of the remarkable series of exhibitions organized by Shirley Glaser while she was director of SVA’s Visual Arts Gallery, 1964-1969.

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