Bruno Munari

Year of birth, place
1907, Milan, Italy
Year of death, place
1998, Milan, Italy
Bruno Munari studied at the Politecnico di Milano and worked for his uncle’s engineering office. Self-taught artist. 1948 founding member of Movimento Arte Concreta (MAC) in Milan and its head from 1953 to 1954, published the bulletin of MAC. In 1962 organized the exhibition »Arte programmata«, Olivetti Showroom, Milan, IT.
Exhib.: 1927, Venice Biennale. 1955, »Two Graphic Designers: Bruno Munari and Alvin Lustig«, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1960, »Konkrete Kunst. 50 Jahre Entwicklung«, Helmhaus, Zurich.
Lit.: B. M. “Manifesto del Macchinismo,” in: »arte concreta 10«, December 1952. B. M., »Arte come mestiere«, Editori Laterza, Bari, 1966.