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Leo Lionni

♂  American, born Amsterdam. 1910–1999

Leo worked at MoMA about 1952 as Curator . He has been in 11 exhibitions at MoMA, between 1949 and 1988.

12 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
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Photo of the exhibition The 28th Annual Exhibition of Advertising and Editorial Art of the New York Art Directors Club

15 March to 17 April 1949

Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and Morris Graves, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Olivetti: Design in Industry

21 October to 30 November 1952

Leo Lionni, Marcello Nizzoli, Olivetti, Milan and Giovanni Pintori were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Olivetti: Design in Industry

21 October to 30 November 1952

Leo Lionni, Marcello Nizzoli, Olivetti, Milan and Giovanni Pintori were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition De Stijl

16 December 1952 to 15 February 1953

Piet Mondrian, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Josef Albers, among others, were involved.

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Recent Acquisitions, 1946–1953: Department of Architecture and Design

22 December 1953 to 28 February 1954

Henri Matisse, Man Ray, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Four American Graphic Designers

9 February to 4 April 1954

Ben Shahn, Herbert Matter, Mildred Constantine and Leo Lionni, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Playground Sculpture

30 June to 22 August 1954

Victor D'Amico, Philip Johnson, Leo Lionni and Seymour Lipton, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Family Service Association Posters

18 April to 13 May 1956

Mildred Constantine, Wayne Miller, Leo Lionni and Robert Andrew Parker, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Drawings U.S.A.

25 April to 5 August 1956

William S. Lieberman, Andy Warhol, Larry Rivers and Ellsworth Kelly, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Word and Image: Posters and Typography from the Graphic Design Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, 1879–1967

25 January to 10 March 1968

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Fernand Léger and Georges Braque, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Artist as Adversary

1 July to 27 September 1971

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Georges Rouault, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Modern Poster

6 June to 6 September 1988

Max Ernst, Ben Shahn, Pierre Bonnard and Oskar Kokoschka, among others, were involved.