The Picture Book Reimagined: Bruno Munari and His Creative Legacy

The Picture Book Reimagined: Bruno Munari and His Creative Legacy

November 15, 2022

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Normal Admission Ticket: $15 Associates & Pupils: Absolutely free


Bruno Munari propelled the children’s image ebook in startling new instructions, introducing sculptural and toy-like components to the printed web site designed to unleash a child’s imagination as in no way before. In this illustrated communicate made available in conjunction with the exhibition Bruno Munari: The Boy or girl Within just, historian Leonard S. Marcus will trace the entire world-vast influence of this beguiling innovator’s floor-breaking guides on the operate of picture reserve artists Leo Lionni, Eric Carle, Květa Pacovská, David A. Carter, Katsumi Komagata, and other people.

Leonard S. Marcus is the world’s preeminent writer on children’s guides and the men and women who make them. He is the creator of award-winning biographies, histories, and research including Margaret Clever Brown: Woke up by the Moon Expensive Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Helen Oxenbury: A Existence in Illustration Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth You Can’t Say That!, an in-depth glimpse censorship and the literature for youthful folks and (forthcoming) Pictured Worlds, an international background of the illustrated children’s guide. Leonard is a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture E book Art and was the curator of the New York General public Library’s landmark exhibition The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Issue. A repeated contributor to the New York Occasions E book Review, he teaches at the University of Visual Arts and lectures about his perform across the entire world.

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