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Modern Living: Gio Ponti and the 20th Century Aesthetics of Design





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The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia, in Athens, would like to inform you of the upcoming exhibition of the father of modern Italian design, Giò Ponti. GMOA will present, “Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design” on view June 10 – September 17, 2017.

We would also like to invite you to come tour the exhibition. Offering free admission six days a week, the museum is the official state museum of art. Tours are always free and can be scheduled through our website: http://georgiamuseum.org/visit/tours.
Known as the father of modern Italian Design, Giò Ponti created important works architecture, furniture, decorative art and industrial products, using both traditional and modern materials and techniques. Ponti was a supporter of Italian traditions in craftsmanship, artistic design, and modernizing manufacturing. This exhibition will present over 50 objects and the Georgia Museum will publish an exhibition catalogue, the first major work in English on Ponti’s career.
For more information on this exhibition and museum hours and location, see http://www.georgiamuseum.org or call 706-542-4662.

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Date: June 10, 2017 Venue: The Georgia Museum of Art
Start: 12:00 AM Address: 90 Carlton St
End: 11:30 PM   Athens, GA 30602
Cost: $FREE    


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