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DESIGN OF DISSENT
7.01.05
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The Design of Dissent

Photo EssayThe School of Visual Arts in New York recently presented "The Design of Dissent," an exhibition of over 100 political posters and other graphic art from around the world, curated by SVA faculty, board member and legendary designer Milton Glaser and graphic designer and SVA faculty, Mirko Ilic. The exhibition celebrates the launch of the publication THE DESIGN OF DISSENT: SOCIALLY AND POLITICALLY DRIVEN GRAPHICS, with forward by playwright Tony Kushner, published by Rockport Press. View images from the book.

Mirko Ilic was born in Bosnia and illustrated and art directed posters, record covers and comics in Europe before moving to the U.S. in 1986. He has served as art director for the international edition of TIME and THE NEW YORK TIMES Op-Ed pages. In 1995, he established Mirko Ilic Corp., a graphic design and 3-D computer graphics and motion picture title studio. He is faculty member at the School of Visual Arts and is coauthor of the book GENIUS MOVES: 100 ICONS OF GRAPHIC DESIGN and is currently coauthoring HANDLETTERING IN THE DIGITAL AGE, both with Steven Heller.

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