Shirley Glaser Wiki – Biography
Shirley Glaser (Shirley Girton Glaser) is the wife of Milton Glaser, an American graphic designer. The couple had been married from 1957 until his death on June 26, 2020.
Shirley Girton studied art and photography at Cooper Union and graduated in 1956. After graduating, she spent two years living in Italy and traveling throughout Europe.
Milton Glaser was an American graphic designer, co-founder of New York Magazine, and creator of ‘I❤NY’ logo. He was also known for his designing the World Health Organization’s international Aids symbol and poster, the logo for the Brooklyn Brewery, and an advertisement for the final series of Mad Men.
He studied at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, Italy. In 1954, Glaser founded Push Pin Studios with Reynold Ruffins, Seymour Chwast, and Edward Sorel. Glaser and Seymour Chwast directed Push Pin for 20 years. He left Push Pin in 1975.
In 1968, Glaser co-founded New York magazine with Clay Felker. He was the president and design director for nine years until 1977. In 1974, he established his own design firm, Milton Glaser, Inc.
In 1983, Glaser teamed with Walter Bernard to form WBMG, a publication design firm located in New York City. Since its inception, they have designed more than 50 magazines, newspapers and periodicals around the world. WBMG has been responsible for the complete redesigns of three major newspapers: The Washington Post in the U.S., La Vanguardia in Barcelona, and O Globo in Rio de Janeiro.
It has consulted on design projects for The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Dallas Times Herald, The East Hampton Star, the New York Daily News and the National Post (Canada). Magazine clients in the United States include: Time, U.S. News & World Report, Adweek, Brill’s Content, Crain’s Chicago Business, Family Circle, Golf Digest, The Nation, Autoweek, Biography, USA Weekend, PC Magazine andWine Spectator. WBMG has created original prototype designs for Manhattan, Inc., Windows, The Journal of Art, and ESPN, the Magazine.
Shirley Glaser Age
Shirley Glaser’s age is unknown. However, her husband Milton Glaser was 91 years old. He was born on June 26, 1929, in The Bronx, New York, United States. He died on June 26, 2020, Manhattan, New York, United States.
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Milton Glaser Death
Milton Glaser died on June 26, 2020, at age 91. New York magazine editor Christopher Bonanos confirmed his death on the magazine’s website. Bonanos wrote: “Milton Glaser died today [June 26, 2020], on his 91st birthday, of natural causes after an extremely long and productive career. Around our office, of course, he will forever be one of the small team of men and women that, in the late sixties, yanked New York out of the newspaper morgue and turned it into a great American magazine.”
Cause of Death
Milton Glaser’s cause of death was a stroke. He also had renal failure, Milton Glaser’s wife, Shirley Glaser, confirmed to the New York Times.