MoMA added 4 designs by Mirko Ilić to their permanent collection “Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye”.
Mirko Ilić recently informed me that 4 of his design pieces have been added to MoMA‘s popular permanent collection “Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye”. His work can be seen now on the same wall with designs for legendary bands such as Ramones, Sex Pistols, Kraftwerk, Talking Heads, and Milton Glaser’s design for Bob Dylan. Mirko Ilić says: “It’s an honor to hang with them.”
A few interesting facts about Mirko Ilić.
Mirko Ilić was born in January 1, 1956. He is a Croatian and Bosnian graphic designer and comic illustrator today living and working in New York City. After his graduation from the School of Applied Arts in Zagreb, he published his first illustrative work in 1973. From this time forward, countless of his illusttrations have been published in comics and magazines. In March 1986 he left Yugoslavia and moved to New York City, where he soon started to work for famous magazines such as New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time magazine and many other influential publications. In 1995 he founded his own studio Mirko Ilić Corp. focusing on graphic design, 3D computer graphics, and motion picture title sequences. Since 1999, Mirko Ilić has been a professor at the School of Visual Arts. You can read more about Ilić on Wikipedia. If you’re in New York, don’t forget to check out his pieces at MoMA’s permanent collection: “Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye”.