An exhibition entitled “A Life in Type: The Graphic Design of Alan Peckolick” will open on Monday, October 17, at 6:30 p.m., at New York University’s Fales Collection, in the NYU Bobst Library, 3rd floor, 70 Washington Square South. The exhibition will run through December 2. It is free and open to the public; for more information, call 212.998.2596.
Noted graphic designer Alan Peckolick, co-founder of Pushpin Lubalin Peckolick, donated his papers to the Fales Collection in 2002. A graduate of Pratt Institute, Peckolick opened his own studio in 1968 and has worked in all areas of design and typography. His designs have been featured in Graphis Magazine, Art Direction Magazine, Idea Magazine, and Graphics Today.
The exhibition will feature designs for book jackets, annual reports, posters, product marketing packages, and an extensive array of logo designs.
Peckolick is also a painter whose work has been exhibited at The Culture Project and the 473 Broadway Gallery. The artist has had a decades-long fascination with letterform and is well known for the typographic forms he created.