The “Icons” exhibition dedicated to Susan Kare opens its doors at the Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication in Lyon. The Museum of Modern Art in New York exhibited some original drawings by the Apple iconographer in 2015, but the small museum in Lyon is hosting the first international retrospective devoted to his work. Preview visit.
Called by her high school friend Andy Hertzfeld, Susan Kare joined Apple in 1982. Under the leadership of Steve Jobs, she “give the Macintosh a smile”and helps define the visual vocabulary of personal computing, down to the touch
⌘ of our keyboards. Bathed in the atmosphere of the early 1980s, the “Icons” exhibition seeks to place the work of Susan Kare in the history of iconography.