Italian Types Graphic Designers from Italy in America

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From Thursday, March 21, 2019 to Friday, April 26, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. An exhibition curated by Patricia Belen, Greg D'Onofrio, Melania Gazzotti. Italian graphic design has had a lasting influence on the American visual and cultural landscape.

From Fortunato Depero’s move to New York City in 1928 to Unimark International’s corporate identity work of the 1960’s and 70’s, Italian graphic designers were living and publishing important work in the U.S in the last century. Their enthusiasm, experimental attitudes and new modern approaches attracted prominent clients in progressive cities including New York and Chicago, and gave them the opportunity to create iconic projects such as the New York City Subway System Map, designed by Massimo Vignelli (1972).

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