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Sottsass Retrospective in NY
(09/May/2008)

The first posthumous exhibition of the late Italian design luminary Ettore Sottsass opens today at the Friedman Benda Gallery in New York.

The exhibition, which aims to explore how Sottsass? use of form, colour, pattern, texture and structure conveys both universal and abstract ideas, will feature work previously unseen in the US.

According to the gallery, it is the second in a cycle of exhibitions devoted to ?the investigation of the limited-edition and rare work? of Sottsass.

The exhibition will include a number of iconic works including the well-known Nefertiti desk, a Superbox cabinet and the rare Flying Carpet armchair.

Archetypes, An Exhibition of Rare and Limited-edition Work by Ettore Sottsass runs until 21 June at the Friedman Benda Gallery on West 26th Street, New York.

 

Continue: designweek.co.uk

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