Weekend Heller: Master Tom Geismar

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This year’s SVA NYC Masters Series award exhibition will feature the work of logo/identity master Tom Geismar.


School of Visual Arts will honor graphic design legend Tom Geismar with the 26th annual Masters Series Award and Exhibition. “The Masters Series: Tom Geismar” will be the first retrospective of the designer’s work to feature groundbreaking logos, graphics and exhibition designs as well as personal works, books and student projects from his own collection. The exhibition will be on view from August 25 through October 18 at the SVA Chelsea Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, New York City. Admission is free and open to the public.

Geismar has also played a leading role in many exhibition designs and world’s fair pavilions. His projects include such major tourist attractions as the United States pavilion at Expo ’70 in Japan, the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, the Statue of Liberty Museum, the Truman Presidential Library and the permanent installation of Thomas Jefferson’s Library at the Library of Congress.

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Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →