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San Francisco will pay 130 artists $1,000 per month
San Francisco will pay 130 artists $1,000 per month
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San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced that in order to support the artistic community 130 artists will receive $1,000 per month each for a limited period of six months starting in 2021.

She stated that "San Francisco is only at the beginning of what we know is going to be a long road to recovery" from the pandemic and that " it’s going to take that same collective effort to confront the economic devastation caused by this virus".

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Celebrities & Public Figures
Milton Glaser, designer of "I ❤ NY" and Co-Founder of New York Magazine, dies age 91
Milton Glaser, designer of "I ❤ NY" and Co-Founder of New York Magazine, dies age 91
Credit: Milton Glaser (Public Domain)

Milton Glaser has died at age 91 of a stroke and renal failure on Friday. He was one of the most celebrated and recognisable graphic designers in the United States.

His popular artworks include the iconic "I ❤ NY" logo, the 1967 illustration of Bob Dylan as well as several logos for DC Comics. In 1954, he co-founded the New York Magazine with Clay Felker and New York-based graphic design and illustration studio Push Pin Studios with several Cooper Union graduates. Glaser's work has been featured in many museums and exhibits across the world and received many awards, including the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama in 2009.