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Paola Antonelli



Thursday, April 4, 2013
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge
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Paola Antonelli is Senior Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design and Director of Research and Development at the Museum of Modern Art. Her first MOMA exhibition was Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design (1995). Her latest exhibition was 2011’s Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects. Antonelli earned the Design Mind” Smithsonian Institution’s National Design Award and was named one of the 25 most incisive design visionaries by Time magazine. She has been a contributing Editor for Domus magazine, an editor of Abitare, and the author of the publication Humble Masterpieces: Everyday Marvels of Design. Antonelli’s goal is to insistently promote design’s understanding until its positive influence on the world is fully acknowledged and exploited. She is currently at work on contemporary design exhibitions, and on Design Bites, a book about foods as examples of outstanding design. 

With support from Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and University of Michigan Museum of Art.


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