Major showing of the Aaltos’ work in Italy – The Human Dimension of Design

Alvar Aalto in the Muuratsalo Experimental House (1952–54).
Photo Heikki Havas Photo © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

 

AALTO – Aino, Alvar, Elissa – The Human Dimension of Design opened at the MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Arts in Rome, Italy, on 14 December 2023. The exhibition shows how architecture, art, and design are all interlinked in the Aaltos’ thinking, while the buildings designed by Alvar Aalto’s architect’s office continue to inspire architects around the world.

The exhibition contains a large number of original drawings from the Alvar Aalto Foundation’s extensive collections. It includes documents on loan from the Foundation’s document collection and items, such as glassware, furniture, and light fittings, from its object collection. The loan of nearly 250 objects for this exhibition is the biggest made by the Alvar Aalto Foundation in 2023. More about the exhibition.

 

Further information: 
Alvar Aalto Foundation
Tommi Lindh, Managing Director
+358 44 562 1625
tommi.lindh@alvaraalto.fi

 

Photo Heikki Havas Photo © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

 

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