Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Just Enough Is More: The Graphic Design of Milton Glaser
Milton Glaser's work will be exhibited at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art through October 7th, as reported in a June 24th Salt Lake Tribune article. The title of the exhibit comes from a quote by the 77-year-old icon of graphic design, who is best known for his I (Heart) N. Y. logo:

Being a child of modernism I have heard this mantra all my life. 'Less is more.' One morning upon awakening I realized that it was total nonsense. If you look at a Persian rug, you cannot say that less is more because you realize that every part of that rug, every change of color, every shift in form is absolutely essential for its aesthetic success. You cannot prove to me that a solid blue rug is in any way superior. I have an alternative proposition that I believe is more appropriate: Just enough is more.

Admission to the exhibit is free. For more information, call 801-422-8287 or visit cfac.byu.edu/moa.

Previous postings relating to Milton Glaser:
Milton Glaser: Art is Work, December 5th, 2005