Ettore Sottsass | the artist




The artist Ettore Sottsass
Born Sept 14 1917, Innsbruck, Austria.
Died 31 Dec 2007 Milan, Italy.

Style and technique of the artist: Design, Architecture, Postmodernism, Berlin Biennial,


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Born in Innsbruck in 1917, he received his degree in 1939 and started his career in Milan in 1947. Ever since then Sottsass has been involved in research and formal experimentation in a variety of fields: architecture and industrial design, ceramics and jewelry,
craftwork and graphics…

+ or – 4 a four-handed duet by two artists
enzo cucchi and ettore sottsass

Valentine Portable Typewriter.
This comprehensive career overview of Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass focused on products introduced both prior to and following his founding in 1981 of Memphis, the well-known Milan-based collective at the vanguard of postmodern design…


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