23-136 Milton Glaser Original Dylan Poster 25×35


Original 1966 poster by Milton Glaser (1929–2020). It is 25 x 35 inches. It is linen backed to minimize the original folds. It was used as an insert in an album so it was folded down to 12 x 12. It’s offered here unframed. Add $300 for a frame.

At Cooper Union, Glaser’s alma mater, I had Glaser as a teacher, and went on to work at his famous design firm Push Pin Studios.

This poster is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. From their catalog: “After suffering serious injuries in a motorcycle accident in 1966, singer-songwriter Bob Dylan was rendered bedridden and rumored to be dead. To generate positive publicity for his forthcoming album, Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits, CBS records commissioned Milton Glaser to design a special poster to be packaged with the album. Taking inspiration from a Marcel Duchamp self-portrait, Glaser depicted Dylan in profile, his abundant curly hair rendered in saturated colors that stood out in high contrast from the white ground. The energetic design with its swirling streams of color evokes the visual effects of the psychedelic drugs that were gaining popularity amongst members of the counter culture.”

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