Posts Tagged ‘George Nelson’

George Nelson Retrospective at the Yale School of Architecture

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An American master who created icons of mid-century design, George Nelson is being celebrated in a comprehensive retrospective currently on view at Yale’s School of Architecture Gallery. Organized by the Vitra Design Museum, the exhibition features more than 120 original pieces—including such memorable creations as the Ball Clock, the Coconut Chair and the Marshmallow Sofa—as […]

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“Pop Art Design” at Germany’s Vitra Design Museum

Studio 65, Leonardo, Sofa, 1969. Sammlung Vitra Design Museum. Copyright Studio 65. Photo by Andreas Sutterlin.

Design and art have always had a symbiotic relationship, and this was perhaps never more so than during the glory days of Pop. One of the most celebrated movements of the postwar era, Pop Art shone a spotlight on the cult of celebrity, commodity fetishism and media production, all the while fostering a dialogue between […]

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