Ettore Sottsass – The Glass
Graphic Design, catalogue and exhibition graphics
Ettore Sottsass – Il Vetro
Venice, 10 Apr 2017 – 30 Jul 2017
For the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ettore Sottsass (1917 – 2007) Le Stanze del Vetro
will celebrate his glass production with the exhibition Ettore Sottsass: The Glass,
curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, Director of the Institute of Art History of Fondazione Giorgio Cini.
Featuring 200 works – mostly from the Ernest Mourmans collection – many of which on show
for the first time, it will be the first exhibition dedicated entirely to the Italian architect's glass
and crystal production. The exhibition set-up design is by Annabelle Selldorf Studio.
The show is complemented by a catalogue raisonné, designed by Enrico Bardin and published by Skira.