cool people: Formafantasma

formafantasma

Enzo Mari - Putrella/Danese - 1958 One of Mari's most famous objects is the Putrella tray. This object is made from a single piece of I-beam steel, bent at its ends. The folds are...

formafantasma

Enzo Mari - Ameland, 1962 The Ameland letter opener is the result of a research done by Mari in the ’60 about simplifying manufacturing techniques. His designs began with semi-finished...

formafantasma

Enzo Mari - Java, parmigiano container/Danese - 1969 The Java Container, executed in white melamine, consists of a low cylinder with an angular side. The hollow grip, which is mounted...

formafantasma

When the Danese design firm asked Enzo Mari to design porcelain-ware, Mari approached the problem from the viewpoint of the ceramic factory workers. He watched as they worked with the...

formafantasma

Enzo Mari - Samos/Danese, 1973 #formafantasma #enzomari #samos #danese #1973 #ceramic #ethical #radical #pacmilano #handmade #design #change #moma @danese_milano

formafantasma

Enzo Mari - Samos/Danese, 1973 #formafantasma #enzomari #samos #danese #1973 #ceramic #ethical #radical #pacmilano #handmade #design #change #moma @danese_milano

formafantasma

Enzo Mari - Paid Advertisment, Domus, 1994 Highly Experiences and qualified designer seek desperately not only for himself * YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR application must possess: THE COURAGE to...

formafantasma

Often we are asked to mention our design hero or as italians say ‘maestro’. We usually reply that we have none. For far too long the heritage of Italian design has been more of...

formafantasma

Linoleum - Gio Ponti, Pirellone - 1958 - Fai Giornate di Primavera In some Pirellone' rooms, it's still possible to find the amazing yellow Linoleum designed by Gio Ponti for the building. The...

formafantasma

Pirellone, Gio Ponti/Pier Luigi Nervi, 1958 - Fai Giornate di Primavera @fondoambiente yesterday celebrates its annual Giornate di Primavera , a unique opportunity to discover hidden...

formafantasma

6.20 #marchforourlives #formafantasma #emmagonzalez #moma #deathbyguns #contemporary #parkland #usa

formafantasma

Felix Gonzales Torres /"Untitled" (Death by Gun), 1990 Appropriating imagery from Time magazine, Felix Gonzales Torres presents 460 individuals in 1990 killed by gunshot in one week...

formafantasma

Gio Ponti & Paolo De Poli - Enamels, 1950 ca @giustinistagetti #formafantasma #gioponti #metal #enamels #1950 #paolodepoli #design #modern #animal

formafantasma

Gio Ponti & Paolo De Poli - Enamels, 1950 ca @giustinistagetti #formafantasma #gioponti #metal #enamels #1950 #paolodepoli #design #modern #animal

formafantasma

Gio Ponti & Paolo De Poli - Enamels, 1950 ca @giustinistagetti #formafantasma #gioponti #metal #enamels #1950 #paolodepoli #design #modern #animal

formafantasma

Gio Ponti & Paolo De Poli - Enamels, 1950 ca Paduan artist Paolo De Poli (1905-1996) is mostly known for his enamel works, but he also created decorative panels, wooden furniture,...

formafantasma

Fausto Melotti - Teatrino Angoscia, 1950 #faustomelotti #teatrino #theatre #ceramic #modern #formafantasma #terracotta #metaphysical #faenza #hauserwirth

formafantasma

Fausto Melotti - Teatrino Angoscia, 1950 #faustomelotti #teatrino #theatre #ceramic #modern #formafantasma #terracotta #metaphysical #faenza #hauserwirth

formafantasma

Fausto Melotti - Teatrino Angoscia, 1950 Fausto Melotti (1901 – 1986) was trained as a figurative artist studying under Italy’s leading Symbolist sculptor Adolfo Wildt at the Accademia...

formafantasma

Fulvio Bianconi, Figurines / Venini, Venice 1950 - #fulviobianconi #venini #glass #murano #1950 #contemporary #nature #seasons #vernacular @venini_official @giustinistagetti

formafantasma

Fulvio Bianconi, Figurines / Venini, Venice 1950 - #fulviobianconi #venini #glass #murano #1950 #contemporary #nature #seasons #vernacular @venini_official @giustinistagetti

formafantasma

Fulvio Bianconi, Figurines / Venini, Venice 1950 - #fulviobianconi #venini #glass #murano #1950 #contemporary #nature #seasons #vernacular @venini_official @giustinistagetti

formafantasma

Fulvio Bianconi, Figurines / Venini, Venice 1950 - Fulvio Bianconi (Padova, 1915 – Milan, 1996) arrived in Murano in 1946 to design perfume bottles for the company Giviemme. By then...

formafantasma

Angela Ricci Lucchi A couple of weeks ago Angela Ricci Lucchi, one of the most important Italian Avantgarde film maker passed away.For more than 25 years Angela together with her...

formafantasma

Nostalghia - Andrei Tarkovski Nostalghia is a 1983 Soviet/Italian film, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. The movie is a restless meditations on man's search for self. It was shot in...

formafantasma

Bagno Vignoni - Val D’Orcia, Italy Bagno Vignoni is an example of self-awareness. This small town in Val D’Orcia, Tuscany, is known since Roman time for its Thermal waters. It’s...

formafantasma

Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano - Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze - Domenico Gnoli - Details - 1969 #palazzostrozzi #formafantasma #domenicognoli #dawnofanation #firenze...

formafantasma

Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano - Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze - Domenico Gnoli - Details - 1969 #palazzostrozzi #formafantasma #domenicognoli #dawnofanation #firenze...

formafantasma

Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano - Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze - Domenico Gnoli - Details - 1969 #palazzostrozzi #formafantasma #domenicognoli #dawnofanation #firenze...

formafantasma

Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano - Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze - Domenico Gnoli - Details - 1969 Back in Florence! While at Fondazione Prada the focus was about...

formafantasma

Non ti abbandonero’ mai - Francesco Mazzucchelli - Museo del ‘900 @museodel900 #formafantasma #francescomazzucchelli #performance #1960 #museodel900 #inflatables #performance

formafantasma

Non ti abbandonero’ mai - Francesco Mazzucchelli - Museo del ‘900 In the archive rooms of Museo del Novecento, a good solo show dedicated to the Milanese artist Franco Mazzucchelli....

formafantasma

Giuseppe Capogrossi, Piena sul Tevere -1934 Post Zang Tumb Tuuum. Art Life Politics: Italia 1918–1943 -Fondazione Prada, Milano @fondazioneprada #fondazioneprada #Post Zang Tumb...

formafantasma

Felice Casorati, Icarus - 1936 Post Zang Tumb Tuuum. Art Life Politics: Italia 1918–1943 -Fondazione Prada, Milano @fondazioneprada #fondazioneprada #Post Zang Tumb Tuuum #interwars...

formafantasma

Felice Casorati, Ritratto di Renato Gualino Post Zang Tumb Tuuum. Art Life Politics: Italia 1918–1943 -Fondazione Prada, Milano @fondazioneprada #fondazioneprada #Post Zang Tumb...

formafantasma

Post Zang Tumb Tuuum. Art Life Politics: Italia 1918–1943 -Fondazione Prada, Milano Stunning, impressive and super dense exhibition at Fondazione Prada about everything happen in...

formafantasma

Such a treat to be listening to the great speech by @paolantonelli in Milano last night about her 2019 Triennale and the theme of waste during the prototyping ideas conference organized...

formafantasma

Milano! Great morning with @alice.rawsthorn discussing the topic of Waste for the #prototypingideas conference organised by @domusacademy. While we presented the research of our latest...

formafantasma

Giulia Bruno - Artificial Act, 2017 - Off Biennale Budapest 'Artificial Act is a video about Esperanto, the language developed in the late nineteenth century by L.L. Zamenhof, it’s...

formafantasma

GreenScreenRefrigeratorAction, Mark Leckey - 2011 #MarkLeckey #2011 #samsung #refrigerator #youtube #formafantasma #contemporary #greenscreen #relation ##smartdevice

formafantasma

GreenScreenRefrigeratorAction, Mark Leckey - 2011 Mark Leckey presents a refrigerator in front of a green screen. The fridge is staged as a fetish object and acts like a “smart”...

formafantasma

Love is the message, the message is death - Arthur Jafa, 2016 “As brilliant as the sun”. Great interview of Jace Clayton to Arthur Jafa about his short movie ‘Love is the message,...

formafantasma

Jesper Just - Retrospective - Eye Museum, Amsterdam The exhibition at EYE museum highlights Just’s large spatial film installations. In his work Just challenges stereotypes that...

formafantasma

If you are in Milano the 12th of march we will be in discussion with Alice Rawsthorn and Paola Antonelli at BASE Milano for the prototyping ideas talks organised by Domus Academy. The...

formafantasma

Ennemi de mon ennemi, Neïl Beloufa - Palais De Tokyo #Ennemidemonennemi #NelBeloufa #palaisdetokyo #history #contemporary #installation #formafanrtasma #paris #exhibition #documents...

formafantasma

Ennemi de mon ennemi, Neïl Beloufa - Palais De Tokyo #Ennemidemonennemi #NelBeloufa #palaisdetokyo #history #contemporary #installation #formafanrtasma #paris #exhibition #documents...

formafantasma

Ennemi de mon ennemi, Neïl Beloufa - Palais De Tokyo L’Ennemi de mon ennemi is a project by Neïl Beloufa, commissioned by Palais de Tokyo. It consists of a scenographic dispositive...

formafantasma

Lubaina Himid, A Fashionable Marriage, 1986 #LubainaHimid #turnerprize #tate #formafantasma #contemporary #diaspora #painting #africa #black #exhibition #contemporary

formafantasma

Lubaina Himid,Striker, 2010 #LubainaHimid #turnerprize #tate #formafantasma #contemporary #diaspora #painting #africa #black #exhibition #contemporary

formafantasma

Lubaina Himid, Carrot piece, 2004 #LubainaHimid #turnerprize #tate #formafantasma #contemporary #diaspora #painting #africa #black #exhibition #contemporary

formafantasma

Lubaina Himid, Naming the Money, 2004 #LubainaHimid #turnerprize #tate #formafantasma #contemporary #diaspora #painting #africa #black #exhibition #contemporary

formafantasma

Lubaina Himid, Naming the Money, 2004 A key figure in the Black Arts Movement, Lubaina Himid, winner of the 2017 Turner Prize, first came to prominence in the 1980s when she began...

formafantasma

Cohen & Van Balen - 75 Watt, 2013 In 75 Watt, a product is designed to be made in China. The object’s only function is to choreograph a dance performed by the labourers manufacturing...

formafantasma

Questioning Pictures, Stefano Graziani - Fondazione Prada, Milano - 2018 #fondazioneprada #kerstenvanseveren #stefanograziani #francescozanot #contemporary #formafantasma #milano #photography...

formafantasma

Questioning Pictures, Stefano Graziani - Fondazione Prada, Milano - 2018 #fondazioneprada #kerstenvanseveren #stefanograziani #francescozanot #contemporary #formafantasma #milano #photography...

formafantasma

Questioning Pictures, Stefano Graziani - Fondazione Prada, Milano - 2018 Milano! “Questioning Pictures” is the new exhibition project by Stefano Graziani @fondazione prada / Osservatorio,...

formafantasma

China! Travelling from Beijing to Ningbo to Shenzhen. This morning is one of the 247 days per year of high concentration of PM 2.5. It is quite shocking not be able to breath normally...

formafantasma

Ed Atkins, Old Food - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin #edatkins #oldfood #berlin #martingropiusbau #berlin #contemporary #formafantasma #waste #rendering #installation #design

formafantasma

Ed Atkins, Old Food - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin #edatkins #oldfood #berlin #martingropiusbau #berlin #contemporary #formafantasma #waste #rendering #installation #design

formafantasma

Ed Atkins, Old Food - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin Ed Atkins creates computer-generated films that have a heightened artificiality, depicting protagonists who are shabby, disarmingly...

formafantasma

Topography of terror, 2010 - Former Gestapo HQ, Berlin There are a few areas in the world that retain a negative aurea. One of the this is for sure the Former Gestapo HQ in Berlin. Between...