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Gio Ponti

MAXXI, Rome

27 Nov 2019 - 13 Apr 2020

From the Pirelli skyscraper in Milan to his famous ‘Superleggera’ chair, Ponti brought his particular brand of Italian chic to projects both great and small. This survey presents models, plans and photographs relating to some 35 designs from his 60-year career. Find out more from MAXXI’s website.

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Gio Ponti on his ‘Superleggera’ chair (designed in 1957).

Gio Ponti on his ‘Superleggera’ chair (designed in 1957). Photo: © Gio Ponti Archives

Denver Art Museum (1965–71), designed by Gio Ponti.

Denver Art Museum (1965–71), designed by Gio Ponti. Photo: © Gio Ponti Archives

Pirelli Tower, Milan, designed by Gio Ponti and built 1956–60.

Pirelli Tower, Milan (1956–60), designed by Gio Ponti. Photo: © Gio Ponti Archives

Interior of Casa Ponti in Via Dezza, Milan (1956–57). Photo: © Gio Ponti Archives

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