The Museum of Modern Art, Floor 3
Joel Robinson. Ovals textile. c.1951-1955. Screenprinted linen, 50 × 34" (127 × 86.4 cm). Manufacturer: L. Anton Maix Fabrics, New York, NY. Committee on Architecture and Design Funds

Joel Robinson was the first Black designer to have his work included in MoMA’s collection. Andrew Gardner, a curatorial assistant in the Department of Architecture and Design, discusses Robinson’s legacy in the context of MoMA’s design collection.

This talk is free for members and Museum admission ticket holders. No registration is required. Groups meet on Floor 3, The Value of Good Design.

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Major support for Adult and Academic Programs is provided by the Estate of Susan Sabel.

Generous funding is provided by endowments established by Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro, The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art, Walter and Jeanne Thayer, and by the gifts of Alan Kanzer. Additional support is provided by the Annual Education Fund.

This event accompanies The Value of Good Design.