The Picture Book Reimagined: Bruno Munari and His Creative Legacy

November 15, 2022

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Common Admission Ticket: $15 Users & Learners: Absolutely free


Bruno Munari propelled the children’s photo ebook in startling new directions, introducing sculptural and toy-like factors to the printed page built to unleash a child’s creativeness as under no circumstances in advance of. In this illustrated talk provided in conjunction with the exhibition Bruno Munari: The Little one In just, historian Leonard S. Marcus will trace the globe-extensive impression of this beguiling innovator’s ground-breaking textbooks on the operate of picture 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 folks who make them. He is the creator of award-successful biographies, histories, and reports which include Margaret Clever Brown: Awakened by the Moon Expensive Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration Randolph Caldecott: The Person Who Could Not Stop Drawing The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth You Can’t Say That!, an in-depth look censorship and the literature for younger people and (forthcoming) Pictured Worlds, an intercontinental heritage of the illustrated children’s guide. Leonard is a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Photo Guide Art and was the curator of the New York Community Library’s landmark exhibition The ABC of It: Why Children’s Publications Issue. A regular contributor to the New York Periods Guide Review, he teaches at the School of Visible Arts and lectures about his work throughout the world.

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