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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 (149)

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 69 views

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Masterworks from the Met
(00:57:48) 79 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 7 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 13 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 9 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 994 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 543 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 406 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1188 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 371 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 213 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 259 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 353 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 184 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 420 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 302 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 151 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 181 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 164 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 112 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 345 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 224 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4188 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 1751 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 97 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 109 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 120 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 286 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 692 views

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Eros, God of Love
(00:49:32) 1422 views

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The Arts of the Book
(00:29:25) 159 views

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Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 124 views

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Iraq Now! Sunday at the Met
(01:06:58) 88 views

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Art Books and eBooks 4
(00:39:00) 79 views

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Art Books and eBooks 3
(00:18:31) 104 views

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Art Books and eBooks 2
(00:15:22) 139 views

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Art Books and eBooks 1
(00:21:21) 343 views

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Faking It: In Conversation
(00:19:00) 233 views

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A Photographic Truth
(00:24:19) 1081 views

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Process and Perception
(00:21:35) 989 views