Monday, May 29, 2023

"Duke T5" by Hermann

My recent acquisition, a comic sketch of page 29 for the comic Duke T5 created in 2020 by legendary Belgian comic book artist Huppen Hermann

Unfortunately, I don't have the original of the finished page, but who knows? Maybe one day.



Saturday, May 20, 2023

The "Milton Glaser: POP" show at the SVA


The Milton Glaser: POP show at the SVA Gramercy Gallery at 209 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010. 

The show is based on the Milton Glaser: POP book published by Monacelli Press and written by Steven Heller, Beth Kleber and I. 



Monday, May 15, 2023

'The Tipalet Experience' by Milton Glaser

My recent acquisition, an extremely rare concert flyer/poster by Milton Glaser from 1969. 

'The Tipalet Experience' was a one-day show sponsored by Muriel Cigars. The show included appearances by Procol Harum, The Staple Singers, The Cryan' Shames and Rotary Connection (featuring Minnie Ripperton). It was held at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, USA, on 21st March 1969.


Friday, April 7, 2023

"EL COBRA" by Arturo Del Castillo

My recent acquisition: this beautifully and delicately crafted page from comics "Cazador y presa"- El Cobra, by South American artist Arturo Del Castillo (24 August 1925, Chile - 5 December 1992, Argentina).
This is the second Arturo Del Castillo original comic page in my collection. 
You can see the other page here.


Thursday, March 30, 2023

The Best Books We Read This Week – New Yorker

'No art director’s work was more influential than that of Milton Glaser, the co-founder and original design director of New York magazine. But his real achievement lies in what this anthology reveals: a breathtaking empire of imagery that encompassed two decades and was felt in later years.' – New Yorker

More here.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

WNYC, New York Public Radio: All Of It

'New York City officials this week unveiled the new “We ❤️ NYC” campaign, complete with a new logo that has received mixed reviews. The slogan riffs on the classic "I ❤️ NY" image created in 1977 by influential graphic designer Milton Glaser, whose career is the subject of a new book out next week. Milton Glaser: POP explores the designer's work through the 1960s and 1970s, from posters to playbills and album art. Authors Steven Heller, Beth Kleber, and Mirko Ilić join us to discuss and take calls from listeners.'