Milton Glaser ‘Tribute to Utamaro’ 1983

ART PRINT ON CHROMOLUX PAPER
Zanders Feinpapiere A.G., Germany

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Original, high quality and full color, art print on Chromolux paper

Title  Utamaro (1752-1805)
Image  A drawing based on an early woodcut of Utamaro at work.
The background pattern is in the spirit of Japanese heraldic patterns
Artist  Milton Glaser, New York 1983
Producer  Zanders Feinpapiere A.G., Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 1984
Paper  Chromolux 700 – 250 gr/m²
Edition  very limited
Dimensions  29,5 x 21,7 inch (75 x 55 cm)
Signed in print 
u.r. ‘Milton Glaser
Condition 
very good
Miscellaneous  rare

Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser (b. 1929) is among the most celebrated graphic designers in the United States.
He has had the distinction of solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
In 2004 he was selected for the lifetime achievement award for the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
The National Medal of Arts was awarded to him in 2009 by President Barack Obama.
As a Fulbright scholar, Glaser studied with the painter, Giorgio Morandi, in Bologna, Italy.
He opened Milton Glaser, Inc. in 1974 and continues to produce an astounding amount of work in many fields of design.
Among his most iconic designs are the I Love NY logo and his 1975 Bob Dylan poster.
In 1968 he founded New York Magazine with Clay Felker, which became the model for city magazines. Glaser is an articulate spokesman for the ethical practice of design. He has a long history as an educator including teaching at the School of Visual Arts in New York for over half a century.