Inside the playful curious world of artist and designer Bruno Munari

Jan 04, 2023 648

BY: Amarjeet Singh Tomar

The Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA), New York, opened its doors for the exhibition titled Bruno Munari: The Child Within, for its fall 2022 season. The exhibition, organised in collaboration with Corraini Edizioni, under the patronage of Istituto Italiano di Cultura, New York, was curated by Steven Guarnaccia, author, illustrator and an associate professor of illustration at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City.

The exhibition features approximately 130 books, objects, and artworks from archives, museums, galleries, and private collections of the Italian designer. Bruno Munari (1907-1988) was born in Italy, and dubbed as the enfant terrible of Italian art and design for most of the twentieth century. Virtually all descriptions fail to describe the totality of Munari’s work as an ‘experiment.’ 

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