Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style

2–3pm
Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style

Event Details

It was the golden age of the 1950s and 60s when Scandinavian Design became a dominant international trend and New Zealand fell under the influence of Nordic designers.

Join design writer, researcher, curator and historian Michael Smythe for an illustrated talk that will reveal the extent of this influence on New Zealand design during the post-WWII years.

Image credit:
Display of Jon Jansen, which specialized in contemporary furniture, in a photograph of 1953, from the Sparrow Industrial Pictures Collection at the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Courtesy Auckland War Memorial Museum/Tamaki Paenga Hira Photo.

Date

2–3pm 

Location
Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium

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