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Tutto Ponti, Gio Ponti , An Italian Archi-designer

Hosted by the Consul of the Paris Italian Culture Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 17 Mar 16:00 - 18:00

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Considered one of the most influential architects and designers of the twentieth century, Gio Ponti ( Protected content ) will be honored at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in his first retrospective in France. A prolific creator who was equally interested in both industrial and craft production, Ponti revolutionized post-war architecture, opening up the way for a new art of living.

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THE MUSEUM CLOSES AT 6.00 PM PLEASE BE ON TIME...

After...for those who want, we can go and have a drink nearby

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The exhibition Tutto Ponti: Gio Ponti, Archi-Designer, presented in the museum’s main hall, covers the entirety of his long career from Protected content 1978, highlighting numerous aspects of his work from architecture to industrial design, from furniture to lighting, and from the creation of journals to his incursion into the fields of glassware, ceramics and metalwork. Over Protected content , some of which have never left their place of origin, trace this multidisciplinary display that combines architecture, furniture and interior fittings for private homes and public buildings (universities and cathedrals).The exhibition design was conceived by the agency Wilmotte & Associés in collaboration with the graphic designer Italo Lupi. While Gio Ponti’s work is admired today by enlightened design enthusiasts and highly coveted by collectors, it nevertheless remains little known in France. This exhibition is an opportunity to introduce the wider public to the creative world of this mythical character from the Italian design scene, whose generosity and passion stimulated his contemporaries and continues to inspire new generations of designers and architects.