Everything Gio Ponti on view in Paris
The first French retrospective dedicated to Gio Ponti by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Tutto Ponti: Gio Ponti, Archi Designer (19.10.2018– 10.2.2019), spans the entire course of his varied career: from 1921, when he graduated from the Polytechnic in Milan, to 1978, with the design for the tile façade for the Shui-Hing department stores in Singapore.
In masterpieces: skyscraper, between, 1956-1960), a buildings long list (like design of the absolute Pirelli (the legendary Superleggera chair), lamps and publishing projects (Domus and many others) up to art and craftsmanship. The exhibition design — which includes over 400 works — is by the French studio Wilmotte & Associés; graphics by Italo Lupi. www.madparis.fr