Catalogue of the exhibit that celebrates Max Bill trough 250 works. The artist -architect, designer, painter- has been basic for the Bauhaus and is, also, one of the founders of the Concrete Art.
Arhcitect, designer, sculptor, painter, graphic designer, typographer: Max Bill (Winterthur, 1908 – Berlino, 1994),is one of the most important figure of the culture of the ‘900. The catalogue of the exhibit, in Palazzo Reale of Milan, goes trough all his work with a selection curated by Otto Letze and Thomas Buchsteiner. More than 250 artworks, divided by typology, reconstruct the ideological research of the versatile artist who has become leader of the international concrete movement, influencing all the artistic flux of the half of ‘900. Student of Walter Gropius he participated to the Bauhaus with projects of life’s systems, spaces, utensils and object of daily use, from an entire village as the school of Ulm to corporative constructions, from residential prefabricates to routes. Paints, sculptures, posters, logos, signs and then, as academic, he wrote philosophical texts and architecture’s book. This is the opportunity to know one of the most important figure of the artistic expression of the XX’ century.