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Poster design featuring a red bulldog with a broken chain leash.

Event Details

December 16, 2021
7:00 pm –8:00 pm


Members: FREE
Not-Yet-Members: $20
Registration Required


Rich Theatre
Woodruff Arts Center < br/>High Museum of Art Campus

Event Description

Circular headshot of Monica Obniski.

The High’s newest design exhibition, Disrupting Design: Modern Posters, 1900–1940, explores the work of several important designers in the early 1900s, including Lucian Bernhard, El Lissitzky, and Jan Tschichold. Hear from Monica Obniski, the High’s Decorative Arts and Design curator, as she discusses the works of these designers and contextualizes the emergence of graphic design in Europe during this period.

Disrupting Design: Modern Posters, 1900–1940 is on view at the High from December 12 to April 24.

Sign Language Interpretation
The High Museum strives to make its programs accessible for everyone. Sign language interpretation is provided for all talks.

Banner Image Detail: Thomas Theodor Heine (Austrian, 1867-1948), Simplicissimus, 1896, lithograph on paper, Merrill C. Berman Collection.