Ettore Sottsass was one of the most radical and influential designers in the second half of the 20th century. Through groups such as Memphis, he created a new conceptual and visual language for design, one that is now called postmodernism (until a more apropos term is invented). Radice’s publication is a powerful manifesto of Sottsass’s polemics for this alternative international style.
Printed Matter Hosts a Bolted Book Show & Tell, January 26, 2017
Bolted Book Show & Tell
Printed Matter, NYC Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM, Free and open to the public
Graphic design guru Steven Heller from the School of Visual Arts and Fortunato Depero expert Raffaele Bedarida from Cooper Union will give an in-depth presentation of The Bolted Book while you examine the pages of the 1927 rare original up close and in person.