"You’re 85 years old," HuffPost Live’s Ricky Camilleri says, a touch incredulously, to the famous graphic designer Milton Glaser.
"Don’t rub it in!" Glaser immediately shoots back, proving — though he probably didn’t have to — that he’s as sharp as ever.
Glaser is the legendary mind behind the I ♥ NY logo, an image that’s as ubiquitous as it is minimalist, despite the fact that Glaser only ever made $2,000 from the project. Beyond the unforgettable heart, he’s imagined logos for institutions as diverse as Brooklyn Brewery, DC Comics, Target, Philip Roth and “Mad Men.”
This is finished. Pat and his son, Tiernan. Watercolor, gouache, and ink on watercolor paper. Parts of this painting seem kind of wonky, but after some encouragement from friends I decided to post the finished product. The painting itself is a study of a much larger painting to come.