Museum of Design Atlanta Prepares Passione Italiana Motorcycle Exhibit

The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA), in association with the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, announced it will feature an exhibition celebrating the Italian motorcycle. Dubbed “Passione Italiana: Design of the Italian Motorcycle”, the exhibit opens to the public on March 20, 2011 and will run through June 13.

This exhibition presents eleven masterpieces of Italian motorcycle design spanning the last five decades including motorcycles by MV Agusta, Ducati, Bimota and Moto Morini.

“The Museum of Design Atlanta introduces Passione Italiana curated by Joe Remling of ai3, Inc. – an examination of the astonishing design passion and technological advancement behind the most desired motorcycles in the world,” a statement from MODA reads.

Passione Italiana will compare design and technological advancements of vintage Italian motorcycles to their contemporary counterparts. “By exploring the ingenuity and creative evolution of Italian motorcycle design, Passione Italiana will expose the raw passion of their designers and riders,” the statement added.

“With a dynamic and exclusive mixed media backdrop and freestanding interpretative stations, the exhibition will showcase and discuss the design of Italian motorcycles in the larger context of fashion, industrial and furniture design.”

MODA is located at 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia.

“MODA is the only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design. MODA examines how design affects our daily lives through engaging exhibitions, K-12 educational outreach and exciting adult programming. MODA regularly features exhibitions on architecture, industrial and product design, interiors and furniture, graphics, fashion and more," the Museum of Design Atlanta describes itself.
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