Synopses & Reviews
Art is Work, lavishly illustrated with more than 500 full-color reproductions, is a comprehensive overview of legendary designer Milton Glaser's rich and varied oeuvre, a dazzling array of iconic work on well-known products, ranging from newspapers and magazines to toys, textiles, restaurant interiors, supermarkets, posters, album covers, and much, much more. An illuminating text accompanying these images offers a rare glimpse into his personal artistic philosophy and working methods. Art is Work reflects Milton Glaser's abundant gifts and is a fitting manifestation itself of the talents of one of the powerful and creative forces in design today.
Twenty years after "Milton Glaser Graphic Design", the longest-selling design book in publishing history, the distinguished designer looks to the future. Examples of well-known projects abound, from newspapers and magazines to toys, textiles, interiors, posters, and CD covers. 500 full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Milton Glaser has had one-man shows at the Museum of Modern Art and the Georges Pompidou Center. In 2004 he was selected for the lifetime achievement award of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. In 2010, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by Barack Obama. His books include Graphic Design, Art is Work, and Drawing is Thinking, all published by Overlook.