13 May 2017

News
Experiments.
A Selection of Unusual Design Objects 1965–1980

Galerie Jochum Rodgers, Berlin

– 3 June 2017

jochumrodgers.de

 

Hans Peter Jochum began his work in the 1980s with a small personal collection of selected design furniture. Since then, he has developed a wide network in Italy – the source of most of his rare collectors‘ items. In 2014 he and Jett Rodgers celebrated the reopening of his gallery, which now holds regular exhibitions. “Experiments” presents a selection of unusual design objects from the 1960s and 1970s.



 

On display are selected exhibits by architects, designers and artists, mainly of different kinds of seating furniture and lighting. Among them is Pier Giacomo and Achille Castiglioni’s Rampa, which functions both as shelf and desk, and the futuristic Sella 1001 chair by Joe Colombo, made of laquer-coated plywood, resulting in a synthetic effect. Among the 18 exhibiting artists are Pietro Cascella, Gianfranco Fini, Gino Marotta and the architectural community Studio Tetrarch. The exhibit showcases a variety of stylistic currents that came out of a period of upheaval and rebellion against existing structures in society. As a result it is the joy of experimentation and not the function of the objects themselves that is at the forefront.



Shop

Nº 274
Identity

form Design Magazine


Grid one form 274 cover 1200 Order now

Contact

Verlag form GmbH & Co. KG
Wildunger Straße 8
60487 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

T +49 69 153 269 430
F +49 69 153 269 431
form@form.de

Subscription Service

Questions to your subscription invoice, to our subscription program or a change of address?

T +49 69 153 269 438
F +49 69 153 269 439
leserservice@form.de

Newsletter

Sign up now and get access to exclusive ticket draws, monthly news about the magazine as well as information on exciting design events and publications.

Sign up

Design Magazine
Established 1957

 

 
form.de