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Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy

Creator:
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. 1978
Citation:
Gio Ponti. Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy, ca. 1978. Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3228
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Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989
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Archives of American Art
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Gio Ponti letter to Esther McCoy

Creator:
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1975 Dec.
Citation:
Gio Ponti. Gio Ponti letter to Esther McCoy, 1975 Dec.. Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8684
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Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989
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Archives of American Art
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Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy

Creator:
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1968 Apr. 28
Citation:
Gio Ponti. Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy, 1968 Apr. 28. Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3213
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Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989
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Archives of American Art
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Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy

Creator:
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1978 January 25
Citation:
Gio Ponti. Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy, 1978 January 25. Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3214
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Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989
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Archives of American Art
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Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy

Creator:
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1971 November 17
Citation:
Gio Ponti. Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy, 1971 November 17. Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3227
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Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989
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Archives of American Art
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Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy

Creator:
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. Oct. 1966
Citation:
Gio Ponti. Gio Ponti to Esther McCoy, ca. Oct. 1966. Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3392
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Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3392

Gio Ponti letter to Esther McCoy

Creator:
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1971 Nov. 17
Citation:
Gio Ponti. Gio Ponti letter to Esther McCoy, 1971 Nov. 17. Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8682
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Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989
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Archives of American Art
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Gio Ponti letter to Esther McCoy

Creator:
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1921 and 1975
Citation:
Gio Ponti. Gio Ponti letter to Esther McCoy, between 1921 and 1975. Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8683
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Oral history interview with Massimo Vignelli

Interviewee:
Vignelli, Massimo  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Benetton (Firm)  Search this
Container Corporation of America  Search this
Herman Miller, Inc.  Search this
Knoll Associates, inc.  Search this
Metron Orts- und Regionalplanung  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
New York City Transit Authority  Search this
New York Herald. (New York.)  Search this
Rochester Institute of Technology  Search this
Sansoni (Firm)  Search this
Steelcase, Inc.  Search this
United States Postal Service  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Venini International  Search this
Vignelli Associates  Search this
De Carlo, Giancarlo, 1919-2005  Search this
Domus  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Eckerstrom, Ralph E. (Ralph Eugene), 1921-  Search this
Eco, Umberto  Search this
Frau, Poltrona  Search this
Gardella, Ignazio  Search this
Graves, Michael, 1934-2015  Search this
Kacik, Walter  Search this
Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974  Search this
Le Corbusier, 1887-1965  Search this
Loos, Adolf, 1870-1933  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969  Search this
Pagano, Giuseppe, 1896-1945  Search this
Pomodoro, Arnaldo, 1926-  Search this
Ponti, Gio, 1891-1979  Search this
Rams, Dieter  Search this
Scarpa, Carlo, 1906-1978  Search this
Terragni, Giuseppe, 1904-1943  Search this
Toscani, Oliviero  Search this
Venturi, Robert  Search this
Vignelli, Lella  Search this
Zevi, Bruno, 1918-2000  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 52 min.))
153 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2011 June 6-7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Massimo Vignelli conducted 2011 June 6-7, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Vignelli's home and office, in New York, New York.
Vignelli speaks of his youth and early start in art design and architecture; his early work at Catiglione architects at the age of 16; his father; his education; meeting his favorite architects; his influences; architecture and design magazines; organic and rationalist architecture in Italy; influence of Ignazio Gardella; Adolf Loos' idea of spoon to the city; European, American, and Italian architecture; education in Milan; his work with Venini Glass; Italian design; his early graphic work; design and vulgarity; marriage and working with Lella Vignelli; graphic design work at the Container Corporation; concept of design as a whole; his work on corporate identities; his establishment of Vignelli Associates; introduction and use of Helvetica in the United States; working with Knoll; choosing clients; design and culture; his work on St. Peter's Lutheran Church; design work for the United States National Parks newspaper design and layout; Unimark; timelessness and design; working with Poltrona Frau, Zero Labor design; major influences; his work for the United States Postal Service; connectivity and context in architecture; his clothing designs and historical perspectives on clothing; postmodernism; his work on the New York Subway; design work before and after computers; Japanese architecture and design; his work as a teacher; Oliviero Toscani and working for Benetton; America and international design; modernism and the office building; modern design and furniture; a timeline of his career; the Vignelli Center at RIT and archiving. Vignelli also recalls, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Giuseppe Terragni, Giuseppe Pagano, Domus, Gió Ponti, Metron, Bruno Zevi, Ignazio Gardella, Ray and Charles Eames, Giancarlo De Carlo, Venini Glass, Carlo Scarpa, Ralph Eckerstrom, Umberto Eco, Sansoni Publishing House, Vignelli Associates, Walter Kacik, Helvetica, Knoll, St. Peter's Lutheran Church, National Parks, New York Herald, Unimark, Lella Vignelli, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Poltrona Frau, Dieter Rams, Louis Kahn, Stendig Calendar, A to Z, Salon de Mobile, Michael Graves, Robert Venturi, Oliviero Toscani, Benetton, Herman Miller, Steelcase, and the Vignelli Center.
Biographical / Historical:
Massimo Vignelli (1931- ) is a designer in New York, New York. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded as 9 sound files. Duration is 6 hr., 52 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Architects  Search this
Topic:
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture, American  Search this
Architecture -- Europe  Search this
Architecture, Italian  Search this
Architecture -- Italy  Search this
Architecture, Japanese  Search this
Architecture -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Postmodernism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.vignel11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw916685527-6bb7-4c68-bd7f-5aed686eb0fb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-vignel11
Online Media:

Espressione di Gio Ponti / [Prefazione di James S. Plaut

Author:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Subject:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Physical description:
150 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 36 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Italy
Date:
1954
[©1954]
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Architecture--History  Search this
Call number:
N6923.P81 A4 1954
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_373453

Giò Ponti, designer : al Museo del design industriale italiano dal 13 aprile al 20 maggio 2007

Author:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Giraldi, Laura  Search this
Museo del design industriale italiano (Calenzano, Italy)  Search this
Subject:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Italy
Date:
2007
C2007
20th century
Topic:
Design--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_836977

Gio Ponti : the complete work, 1923-1978 / Lisa Licitra Ponti ; foreword by Germano Celant ; [English translation, Huw Evans]

Author:
Licitra Ponti, Lisa  Search this
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Subject:
Ponti, Gio 1891- Catalogues raisonnés  Search this
Physical description:
288 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
Call number:
N6923.P6226A4 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_413426

Gio Ponti: venti cristalli di architettura / Gloria Arditi, Cesare Serratto

Title:
Venti cristalli di architettura
20 cristalli di architettura
Author:
Arditi, Gloria 1960-  Search this
Serratto, Cesare 1952-  Search this
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Subject:
Ponti, Gio 1891- Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
xxxi, 212 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Italy
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Architecture--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_480561

Gio Ponti, ceramiche 1923-1930 : le opere del Museo Ginori di Doccia

Author:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Museo Ginori di Doccia  Search this
Subject:
Ponti, Gio 1891-  Search this
Museo Ginori di Doccia  Search this
Physical description:
190 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
C1983
20th century
Topic:
Porcelain, Italian  Search this
Call number:
NK4210.P56A4 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_355151

Amate l'architettura : l'architettura è un cristallo / Gio Ponti

Author:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 303 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1957
C1957
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Call number:
NA27 .P816 1957
NA27.P816 1957
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_381984

Gio Ponti : la casa all'italiana / Fulvio Irace

Author:
Irace, Fulvio  Search this
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Subject:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Physical description:
203 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
C1988
Call number:
NA1123.P816 I65 1988
NA1123.P816 I65 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_388440

Smalti. Enamels. [A cura di] Gio Ponti

Author:
Poli, Paolo de  Search this
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Physical description:
[68] p. (p. [15]-[62] illus. (part col.)) 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1958
[1958]
Topic:
Enamel and enameling  Search this
Call number:
NK5008.P6P6x
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_181314

Minoletti / Edizioni Milano Moderna

Author:
Milano Moderna (Firm)  Search this
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Subject:
Minoletti, Giulio 1910-  Search this
Physical description:
103 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Italy
Date:
1959
20th century
Topic:
Architecture--History  Search this
Call number:
NA1123.M66M6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_93078

Gio Ponti : il fascino della ceramica / a cura di Dario Matteoni = Gio Ponti : fascination for ceramics / edited by Dario Matteoni

Title:
Fascino della ceramica
Fascination for ceramics
Author:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Matteoni, Dario 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Società ceramica Richard-Ginori  Search this
Physical description:
159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2011
[2011]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1056308

Gio Ponti, 1891-1979 : Meister der Leichtigkeit / Graziella Roccella ; [Übers. Sabina Kienlechner]

Title:
Meister der Leichtigkeit
Author:
Roccella, Graziella  Search this
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979  Search this
Subject:
Ponti, Gio 1891-1979 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
96 p.. col. ill., plans, port, map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Italy
Date:
2009
C2009
20th century
Topic:
Architecture--History  Search this
Architects  Search this
Call number:
NA1123.P64 R63 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_932542

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