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Milton (Max Catz) Glaser (1929-)


Artist, designer and illustrator; Push-Pin Studios, Inc., New York, NY, founder (with Seymour Chwast and Edward Sorel) and president, 1954-74; Push Pin Graphic magazine, founder (with Reynold Ruffins, Ed Sorel, and Seymour Chwast) and art director (with others), 1955-74; Milton Glaser, Inc. (design studio), president, 1974—; WBMG (publication design firm), New York, founding partner (with Walter Bernard), 1983—; New York Magazine, founder (with Clayton Felker) and design director, 1968-77; Village Voice, vice-president and design director, 1975-77. Lecturer, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, and School of Visual Arts, New York, from 1961. Board member, Cooper Union, School of Visual Arts, and Aspen Design Conference, also president of board, Aspen Design Conference, 1990-91; former vice-president, American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York. Exhibitions: The Push Pin Style, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France, 1970; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1975; Portland Visual Arts Center, Portland, Oregon, 1975; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, 1977 (toured); Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH. 1980; Peabody Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1981; Lincoln Center Gallery, 1981; Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, New York, 1984; Vicenza Museum, 1989; Giorgio Morandi/Milton Glaser, Galleria Communale d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, 1989; Art Institute of Boston, 1995; poster retrospective, Ravello, Italy, 1995; Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy, 2000; Art Is Work: Milton Glaser Retrospective, American Institute of Graphic Arts, 2000; Milton Glaser: Graphic Design, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 2000-01. Collections: Museum of Modern Art, New York; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Chase Manhattan Bank, New York; National Archive, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

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