Tampa Bay is home to people originally from all across the world. So it's no
surprise to see individuals paying homage to other cities, and
simultaneously, proudly embracing the Tampa Bay region as home.
One such city that many people here love is the Big Apple, concrete jungle, Gotham City.Milton Glaser
, creator of the iconic I Love NY
logo will be part of a live video conference interview at the Art Institute of Tampa
on Thursday, July 29, at 5pm.
addition to the video conference, the "One-on-One with Milton Glaser"
event, the film "To Inform & Delight," an independent piece about
the designer will be shown, plus a gallery reception of his prints will be on
display at the Art Institute. Glaser donated 35 of his prints to the Art
Institute of Tampa's permanent collection, which will be on display in
their gallery from July 1-Sept. 11, 2010.
An iconic figure in the graphic design industry, Glaser is best known for the I Love New York logo
, his Bob Dylan poster, "DC bullet" logo used by DC Comics from 1977 to 2005, and the Brooklyn Brewery logo. Glaser co-founded Pushpin Studios
in 1954, New York Magazine
with Clay Felker in 1968, established Milton Glaser, Inc.
in 1974, and formed the publication design firm, WBMG, with Walter Bernard
are thrilled that The Art Institute of Tampa decided to host an
exhibition of Milton's prints. The prints were donated to The Art
Institute, with the hope that the exhibition and subsequent donation
serves as inspiration for the students and the community," says Scarlett
Rigby, studio manager of Milton Glaser, Inc
The event is free to the public and begins at 5 pm. Appetizers and beverages will be served. For more information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Writer: Nancy Vaughn
Source: Lesley Campbell, Art Institute of Tampa; Scarlett Rigby, Milton Glaser Inc.