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

Standard Admission Ticket: $15 Customers & Students: Absolutely free


Bruno Munari propelled the children’s photo reserve in startling new instructions, introducing sculptural and toy-like features to the printed web site intended to unleash a child’s creativity as never prior to. In this illustrated talk presented in conjunction with the exhibition Bruno Munari: The Youngster In, historian Leonard S. Marcus will trace the earth-extensive effects of this beguiling innovator’s floor-breaking textbooks on the perform of image e-book artists Leo Lionni, Eric Carle, Květa Pacovská, David A. Carter, Katsumi Komagata, and some others.

Leonard S. Marcus is the world’s preeminent writer on children’s publications and the people who make them. He is the author of award-profitable biographies, histories, and experiments such as Margaret Intelligent Brown: Awakened by the Moon Pricey Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Helen Oxenbury: A Existence in Illustration Randolph Caldecott: The Male Who Could Not Halt Drawing The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth You Just can’t Say That!, an in-depth look censorship and the literature for young persons and (forthcoming) Pictured Worlds, an intercontinental history of the illustrated children’s book. Leonard is a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Photograph Book Artwork and was the curator of the New York Community Library’s landmark exhibition The ABC of It: Why Children’s Textbooks Subject. A repeated contributor to the New York Moments Ebook Review, he teaches at the Faculty of Visible Arts and lectures about his do the job throughout the world.

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