20th Century Modern Design from the Museum of Modern Art, New York, at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art


ATLANTA, GA.- Since its inception in 1929 The Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA), has been at the forefront of recognizing pivotal moments of radical change in twentieth-century design through its exhibition and collection program. As part of the High Museum of Art‘s ongoing collaboration with MoMA, “Modern by Design” presents a selection of works chronicling three key moments in MoMA’s design collection and exhibition history. “Machine Art” (1934), “Good Design” (1950-1955) and “Italy: The New Domestic Landscape” (1972) that heralded groundbreaking aesthetic movements and intellectual considerations. Nearly 150 objects created by more than 120 of the most influential artists and designers of the twentieth century are included. A companion installation, “High Design,” incorporates 20 works by nine designers from the High’s growing collection of contemporary design. The exhibiti