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Albert Greenberg



Albert Greenberg fought in both World War Two and the Korean War. He then studied graphic design at the Cooper Union, graduating in 1948. Greenberg was the founding art director of GQ magazine. Under his thirteen year guidance, GQ became known for championing innovative photography and illustration. He later became vice president of Wells Rich Greene advertising agency. In 1983, he became the chair of the Graphic Design Department at Parsons School of Design, which was subsequently renamed the Communication Design Department under his leadership.

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Parsons School of Design Centenary Oral History Project

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Interview with Albert Greenberg

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