Opening on February 24th at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, Lina & Gio: The Last Humanists will explore for the first time the relationship between two seminal figures in twentieth-century design: Lina Bo Bardi (1914-1992) and Gio Ponti (1891-1979). More details after the break. Bo Bardi is best known for her work built in Brazil, a country she adopted as her home in the 1940s and is often mentioned under the Brazilian Modern Architects, such as Oscar Niemeyer and Mendes da Rocha. She design the House of Glass (1950-1951), Museum of Art in São Paulo (1957–68), the Sesc Pompéia (1977–86), just to name a few. Prior to Brazil, she lived in Milan which is were she forged her collaborations with Gio Ponti. He worked with many renowned designers, including Piero Fornasetti and Pier Luigi Nervi. He is best known as the founding editor of Domus magazine.
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