The Moderns: European Designers in Sydney
Bridge Street Corner Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
3rd August 2017 to 26th November 2017
The Moderns: European Designers in Sydney at Museum of Sydney, explores a forgotten aspect of Australian modernism, highlighting the direct connections between Sydney and the European design centres of Vienna, Berlin and Budapest. This object-rich exhibition tells the stories of Sydney’s émigré architects, interior designers and furniture makers working in the 1930s to 1960s and their impact on the development of modernist design in Sydney. Discover the vitality of this community, their stories of achievement, loss, adaptation and ingenuity in this celebration of both the richness that migration brings and the diverse history of the city. Part of Sydney Living Museums' Modernist Season of exhibitions and events.