Catalogue for Kompas 3
A group exhibition of New York artists. 1967
Letterpress, 23.7 × 26.5, 51 pages
Publisher: Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
Jan van Toorn: Dialogue with Public
MOSCOW • Moscow Museum of Modern Art • Ongoing
|This retrospective exhibition of more than 100 artworks is devoted to the Dutch artist and graphic designer Jan van Toorn (born 1932). Among the works on view are posters, books, calendars, booklets, stamps, magazines, designed by Van Toorn since the 1970s until the present. Thus, the Dialogue with Public project reflects all stages of the designer’s oeuvre, starting from the early large projects of the 1960-70s up till the current artworks.|
Important and long-term commissioners of the designer are Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven; Mart.Spruijt, a renowned printing company in Amsterdam; Visual Arts Office for Abroad of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs; PTT — State postal and telecommunications service; De Beyerd Centre for Visual Art in Breda; Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht; 010 Publishers in Rotterdam, issuing books on architecture and design.
A Russian-English catalogue has been published for the exhibition with contributions by Vladimir Krichevski, Els Kuijpers and the designer Kirill Blagodatskikh.
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