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Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe May 5, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019
Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe
Museum of International Folk Art


Girard was also a pivotal figure in the history of the Museum of International Folk Art, donating more than 100,000 objects from his and his wife Susan’s folk art collection, and in 1981 creating the museum’s long-term, beloved exhibition Multiple Visions. Girard’s playful designs attest to a passion for colors, ornamentation, and inspirations from folk art.

Coinciding with this traveling retrospective, the Museum of International Folk Art will enhance the visitor experience of its Girard collection exhibition, Multiple Visions, through interpretive and interactive elements designed for the 21st century.

Photo: Design for matchboxes of the restaurant La Fonda del Sol, Alexander Girard, 1960 / Alexander Girard Estate, Vitra Design Museum.

For more information, contact Laura Addison at 505 476 1224 , laura.addison@state.nm.us

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Untitled (Flowers), ca. 1930-1936
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Alexander Girard: In his studio early 1950s
2-MOIFA-Alexander Girard in his studio early 1950s

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