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Parsons, The New School for Design
66 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011
Parsons School of Design (known colloquially as Parsons) is a private art and design college located in Greenwich Village. It is one of the five colleges of The New School. Parsons was the first school in the United States to offer programs in fashion design, advertising, interior design, and graphic design.
Notable alumni include musician/filmmaker Rob Zombie; filmmaker Joel Schumacher; fashion designers Bill Blass and Donna Karan; sculptor Alexander Calder; and artists Roy Lichtenstein, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns and Norman Rockwell.
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