Gabriele Toneguzzi

Cold War Modern Design 1945-70 The lost identity of an exhibition?

Nixon_Khrushchev_kitchen_debate

Nixon and Khrushchev into kitchen debate, American Expo, Moscow, 1959

La Guerra Fredda - Cold War. Arte e design in un mondo diviso. 1945-1970

Mart (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto)

Rovereto, 28 March to 26 July 2009

(Cold War Modern. Design 1945-1970, Victoria & Albert Museum

London, 25 September 2008 to 11 January 2009)

review by Maddalena Dalla Mura and Gabriele Toneguzzi

After being on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum where it was originally produced, the exhibition Cold War Modern. Design 1945-1970 was hosted at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, in Italy. Comparing the display in the two venues raises some considerations on how the content and meanings of the exhibition were developed.(1) (more…)

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