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MILTON GLASER: TO INFORM AND DELIGHT -  (unrated)

2009 - USA - English - 73 minutes - Arthouse Films

Directed by: Wendy Keys

Featuring: Milton Glaser, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Peter Mayer, Shirley Kenny, Shirley Glaser, Jivan Tabibian


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For many, Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design. Best known for co-founding New York Magazine and the enduring I ♥ NY campaign, the full breadth of Glaser’s remarkable artistic output is revealed in this documentary portrait, MILTON GLASER: TO INFORM AND DELIGHT. From newspapers and magazine designs, to interior spaces, logos, and brand identities, to his celebrated prints, drawings, posters and paintings, the documentary offers audiences a much richer appreciation for one of the great modern renaissance men.

Artfully directed by first time filmmaker Wendy Keys, the film glances into everyday moments of Glaser’s personal life and captures his immense warmth and humanity, and the boundless depth of his intelligence and creativity.

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Chicago International Film Festival 2008

"This small, heartening documentary, produced and directed by Wendy Keys, concentrates on his work, with analysis by many commentators, of whom the most articulate is Mr. Glaser himself. The film takes its title from a quotation of Horace — “the purpose of art is to inform and delight” — that encapsulates Mr. Glaser’s humanist aesthetic."
New York Times


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