MoMA’s Architecture and Design Wing in New York City recently opened “Seeing Red: Hungarian Revolutionary Posters, 1919″, a mini-exhibition of rare avant-garde posters from the short-lived Hungarian Revolution of 1919. Well represented are the powerful work of Mihaly Biro, Sandor Bortynik and Bertalan Por. Hungarian patriots and devoted Socialists, all three were forced to leave their country after the Hungarian Revolution failed. Hungary’s loss was Modernism’s gain as all became active in Modernist developments elsewhere in Europe.
tagsAfrica Arnold Skolnick Augsburger Baumberger Birkhauser Cappiello Cardinaux contest Demachy Eggleston Europe exhibit fashion gallery event gift guide history Hofmann holiday International Typographic Style Manahan Mather Mather Work Incentive Matter Mid-Century Modern museum new acquisitions new york object poster ocean liners Olympics Pinterest Pop Art propaganda poster Ribas rock and roll sale Siegriest Switzerland top 10 travel poster Typography Villemot Warhol war poster Woodstock
Posted weekly - check back often!
Current Gallery Exhibit
On display through December 2013