The current exhibition at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art features designs from the celebrated Italian textile firm, MITA (Manifattura Italiana Tappeti Artistici), Founded in Genoa in 1926 the firm earned its reputation by collaborating with some of Italy’s most talented artists and designers. Among these were Gio Ponti, Fortunato Depero, Arturo Martini, Emanuele Luzzati, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Giò Pomodoro and Ettore Sottsass Jr.
Organized in collaboration with the Wolfsoniana, Genoa, Italian Threads showcases 50 years of bold commissions produced for world art fairs, private homes, clubs and ocean liners, encompassing the avant-garde movements of the day from Futurism to Abstract Expressionism.
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
39a Canonbury Square