Giovanni Maur - Avant Garde 2000 Canadian Design
Giovanni Maur was an Italian furniture designer and interior designer in Quebec during the 60s, 70s and onward. He designed signature pieces using ABS plastics for furniture manufacture Treco. His most notable work is the Avant Garde 2000 furniture series , which can be found in many Canadian and Quebec museum collections.
In the '70s, the year 2000 was far, wide and mythical!
Pieces from his Avant Garde 2000 series was featured most recently in a Canadian Design exhibit at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in 2011, titled The Modern Eye - Canadian Design 1940-1980.
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