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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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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1176 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 49 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 67 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 24 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 28 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 28 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 25 views

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

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 75 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 99 views

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Masterworks from the Met
(00:57:48) 115 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 9 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 41 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 24 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1101 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 483 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 610 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1277 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 297 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 262 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 304 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 182 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 460 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 595 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 390 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 232 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 315 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 207 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 214 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 356 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 487 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4330 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 1937 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 106 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 123 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 135 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 303 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 819 views

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Eros, God of Love
(00:49:32) 1462 views

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The Arts of the Book
(00:29:25) 170 views

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Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 148 views

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Iraq Now! Sunday at the Met
(01:06:58) 91 views