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CreativeMornings with George Lois

George Lois is perhaps best known for over ninety-two covers he designed for Esquire magazine between 1962 and 1972, but he is also a prolific art director and author. A pioneer during the creative revolution of American advertising in the 1950s, Lois helped make famous such brands as Xerox, Lean Cuisine, and MTV, for whom he created the slogan "I want my MTV" in 1982. Lois was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame in 1978 and the One Club Creative Hall of Fame in 1984. He also holds lifetime achievement awards from the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Society of Publication Designers.

Recorded November 16, 2012

This event was made possible in part by Squarespace, MailChimp, and FreshBooks.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop, on view October 11, 2012–January 27, 2013 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The exhibition is made possible by Adobe.
The catalogue is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Lectures and Panels (150)

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SPARK: It's About Time
(01:20:22) 58 views

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SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 53 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 620 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1327 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 64 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 77 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 40 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 33 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 37 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 49 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 46 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 120 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 133 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 17 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 55 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 28 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1289 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 242 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 712 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 679 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 348 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 379 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 660 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 240 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 413 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 473 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 686 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1324 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 686 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 329 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 436 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 566 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 395 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4569 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2080 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 118 views