From Book to Street.
Big Type from 1600 until 1920
From Book to Street. Big Type from 1600 until 1920
27 June – 28 September 2014
Opening: 26 June, 6 p.m.
In the end of the 18th century type began to discover the public space, while defining the look of the streets in the 19th century more and more.
Curated by Julia Blume, Pierre Pané-Farré and Prof. Fred Smeijers (all of them: Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig) students of type-design did researches on visual references to face the power and diversity of type from 1600 until 1920.
Public guided tours, Sunday, 12 a.m.: 13 July, 24 August, 14 and 28 September