Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Saint Louis University Museum of Art: Friday, 6 September 2019

Plastic: The Future Then…And Now.
Opening Reception Friday, September 6, 5-8 pm
The exhibition will be on display September 6 to December 29, 2019

The exhibition includes an overview of the role plastic plays in today’s society, including aesthetics and the continuous developments in information technology, manufacturing, civil engineering, and the medical field. It features examples by Charles and Ray Eames, Verner Panton, Ettore Sottsass, Joe Cesare Colombo, Luigi Colani, Giotto Stoppino, Carlo Bartoli, and others.

Plastic features a comprehensive look at the history of plastic and its many uses and consequences. It spans from natural plastics, early plastics such as Bakelite and Bandalasta, the eruption of plastics in the 1960s and 70s, and advances in manufacturing and technology of the 2000s to today. The exhibition also covers the consequences of plastic on our environment.

Parking for the opening reception will be available at the lot located at the intersection of Lindell Boulevard and Spring Avenue.

Saint Louis University Museum of Art
3663 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108


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