Tag Archives: Italian

Tatiana Trouve: I Tempi Doppi

Unsettling: Trouve – I Tempi Doppi

The works of Paris-based artist Tatiana Trouvé are unnerving and create haunting situations that oscillate between the real, the imaginary and the illusory. In her art rational and irrational spheres connect. “I Tempi Doppi” is a large-scale presentation of her invariably site-specific works in eight installation rooms at the Kunstmuseum Bonn and is the first […]

Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness - Cento anni di follia pratica

An Italian Maverick: Piero Fornasetti

“I do not believe in eras or times. I do not. I refuse to establish the value of things based on time.” Piero Fornasetti made over 13,000 objects and designs – some just crazy, other simply pioneering –  during his lifetime. > MORE Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness – Cento anni di […]

EP vol 1: The Italian Avant-Garde 1968-1976

Neo-Modernism, They Said

Moving between rationalist modernism and Bauhaus, the Italian avant-garde refused to say that there was only one narrow road. A labyrinthine pattern of thought took them forwards and backwards; turning around and coming back. “EP vol 1” is designed by fab studio Experimental Jetset. > MORE . EP vol 1: The Italian Avant-Garde 1968-1976  Features:   […]

Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli

Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli

“My ideas are always clear.” Vignelli’s career is prolific and broad. From jewelry, fashion, furniture for Knoll to New York subway maps and identity for American Airlines.  > MORE . Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli Editor:    Sarah Clyne Sundberg Authors:    Samira Bouabana, Angela Tillman Sperandio Essays by:    Martha Scotford Publisher:    Oyster Press Publ. year:   […]

The Index Book by Matteo Thun

The Index Book by Matteo Thun

Matteo Thun gets X-rayed. In “The Index Book”, the Italian designer and architect’s ouvre is arranged from A-Z.    > MORE . The Index Book by Matteo Thun Designed by:    Elena Pelosi Interviewer:    Hans Ulrich Obrist ISBN:    9783775734998 Publisher:    Hatje Cantz Publ. year:    2013 Languages:    English, Italian, German Pages:    368 Illustrations:    321 Width x height:    240 […]