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The Masters Series: Paul Rand

October 1 - October 25

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"The Masters Series: Paul Rand," October 1 - 25, 1988

Masters Series: Paul Rand

The School of Visual Arts announces The Second Annual American Graphic Design Symposium and establishes new honor - the Masters Series

As the School of Visual Arts embarks upon its 41st year, SVA is pleased to announce what has been established as SVA's newest honor - the Masters Series. Each year, an individual who has created and contributed a significant body of work within the graphic design, advertising or illustration fields, will be honored with a comprehensive one-man retrospective exhibition. Paul Rand is the first recipient of the Masters Series retrospective exhibit. A true American original, Mr. Rand is one of the founders of what today is called "American graphic design." Mr. Rand, who has influenced contemporary design as a designer, teacher and writer, is widely acclaimed for his logo designs for IBM, UPS and Westinghouse. The Paul Rand Retrospective will be on view at the School of Visual Arts Museum from October 1 - 25, 1988.

In the same month, Rand will be featured speaker at The Second Annual School of Visual Arts Symposium on the History of American Graphic Design. "Modernism and Eclecticism II" on significant American design and designers of the Twentieth Century and will present the views of distinguished designers. On October 8th and 9th, Rand will be joined by:

Saul Bass
Andy Grundberg
Steven Heller
Tibor Kalman
Maud Lavin
Roland Marchand
Victor Margolin
Noel Martin
Phil Meggs
Nick Polites
Richard Prelinger
Arlen Schumer
Douglas Scott
Marc Trieb
Lorraine Wilde

The symposium is coordinated by Steven Heller, Art Director of The New York Times Book Review Section and Richard Wilde, Chairman of the SVA Media Arts Department. Lectures, interviews, discussions and films will be presented at the symposium and SVA invites participation from all persons interested in the field. The symposium fee is $85.00 per person. All proceeds will benefit the SVA Scholarship Fund are tax-deductible.

Free and open to the public
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