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SVA Subway Series Hall of Fame: Ivan Chermayeff

Renowned designer and SVA faculty member Ivan Chermayeff is remembered in this new SVA Subway Series Hall of Fame video. More on his life and relationship to SVA can be found here.

A peak inside the process of the artitsts and designers who create NYC Subway posters for SVA.

Since the 1950s, the School of Visual Arts has commissioned some of the greatest graphic designers and artists—all faculty members of the College—to create posters for New York City subway platforms. In this video series SVA has asked some of its most revered designers to reflect on the posters they have created and give some insight into their practice. Here, Milton Glaser, who holds the distinction of creating the most posters—24, speaks about his works. Glaser, a long-serving faculty member of the College, is also acting chairman of the Board. His prolific career includes designing the I (heart) NY and Brooklyn Brewery logos, as well as co-founding New York magazine. In 2009, he received the National Medal of the Arts, the first graphic designer to receive this award. Directed and edited by Nicolas Heller Cinematography by Oliver Anderson Color by Alan Gordon
Cuban-born American artist Edel Rodriguez discusses his evolution as an artist, how his work has taken on political themes, and how he wants to bring a call to activism with this series of posters he did for SVA for fall 2017.
Artist Stephen Doyle was commissioned to create subway platform posters for SVA in spring 2017. Here he discusses his concepts for the posters, and gives us a peak into how he creates his hypertext sculptures.
Designer Louise Fili discusses her three SVA subway posters including her latest which debuted in NYC subway stations in late August 2016. Film produced by Heller Films. SVA will honor Fili with the 28th annual Masters Series Award and Exhibition in Fall 2016. "The Masters Series: Louise Fili"
Illustrator Yuko Shimizu discusses her new SVA subway poster campaign, which debuted in NYC subway stations in December 2016.
Since the 1950s, the School of Visual Arts has commissioned some of the greatest graphic designers and artists—all faculty members of the College—to create posters for New York City subway platforms.

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