Dylan

Another Side of Bob Dylan, Milton Glaser, and That Famous Poster

There is history and then, often, there is the real story. In response to my recent post on John Berg, who commissioned Milton Glaser’s Bob Dylan poster, I received this from Gerald Gross, who worked closely in book publishing with Lester Beall, Paul Rand, Alvin Lustig, and many other designers in the fifties and...

Homage or Misconception?

The August 1 cover of Bloomberg Businessweek may strike a familiar chord, even if you’re not a Dylan fan. Here’s what is written in an editor’s note: David Parkins’s cover illustration of freewheelin’ Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is a tribute to illustrator Milton Glaser’s famous 1966 poster of Bob Dylan, which was created for...