The Picture Book Reimagined: Bruno Munari and His Creative Legacy

Harmony Cardenas

November 15, 2022

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Normal Admission Ticket: $15 Associates & College students: Free of charge


Bruno Munari propelled the children’s image e-book in startling new directions, introducing sculptural and toy-like aspects to the printed web page intended to unleash a child’s imagination as hardly ever before. In this illustrated discuss made available in conjunction with the exhibition Bruno Munari: The Youngster Within, historian Leonard S. Marcus will trace the entire world-extensive impact of this beguiling innovator’s ground-breaking guides on the function of photograph guide artists Leo Lionni, Eric Carle, Květa Pacovská, David A. Carter, Katsumi Komagata, and many others.

Leonard S. Marcus is the world’s preeminent author on children’s textbooks and the people who make them. He is the author of award-profitable biographies, histories, and reports together with Margaret Sensible Brown: Woke up by the Moon Expensive Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Helen Oxenbury: A Everyday living in Illustration Randolph Caldecott: The Guy Who Could Not Stop Drawing The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth You Cannot Say That!, an in-depth look censorship and the literature for younger individuals and (forthcoming) Pictured Worlds, an international record of the illustrated children’s guide. Leonard is a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Image Ebook Art and was the curator of the New York Community Library’s landmark exhibition The ABC of It: Why Children’s Textbooks Subject. A frequent contributor to the New York Periods Guide Overview, he teaches at the University of Visible Arts and lectures about his function across the planet.

General public Programming at CIMA is manufactured doable with the generous aid of Tiro a Segno Foundation.

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