Wolfsonian-Florida International University showcases commissions produced for world fairs, private homes, clubs, and ocean liners

The Wolfsonian­–Florida International University is presenting a special exhibition co-organized with The Wolfsoniana, the museum’s sister institution in Genoa, Italy, in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy in Miami. Made in Italy: MITA Textile Design 1926–1976, on view November 16, 2018–April 28, 2019. Pulling works from both the Wolfsonian and Wolfsoniana collections in a rare joint presentation, Made in Italy reflects the expert craftsmanship and full diversity of MITA’s production over its five-decade span. (Art Daily)

 

Image above: Rug design, 1927. Fortunato Depero (1892–1960), designer. Collage on paper Loan, MITA Archive of M. A. Ponis, on loan to The Wolfsoniana–Palazzo Ducale Fondazione per la Cultura, Genoa.

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