Friday, May 01, 2009


Galleria Carla Sozzani – Memphis Blues Exhibition. A small retrospective exhibition called Memphis Blues at the Galleria Carla Sozzani, curated by Barbara Radice, celebrates the famous post modern Memphis Group founded by Ettore Sottsass in the 1980s with Michele de Lucchi, Aldo Cibic, Matteo Thun, Martine Bedin, Marco Zanini, George Sowden, Natalie du Pasquier and Barbara Radice.

Seen at the Galleria Carla Sozzani – Memphis Blues Exhibition.
The famous Tawaraya, designed by Masanori Umeda, a boxing ring-cum-playpen with a monochrome striped base, pastel colored ropes, it was the venue for the famous group portrait of the Memphis group, headed by Ettore Sottsass in 1981. “Memphis was the last design movement of this century.” states Carla Sozzani speaking about the origin of this exhibition.
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