On the occasion of the first edition of MUSEOCITY, an event that involves art museums, historic house museums and artist’s studio of Milan, at Triennale Design Museum is presented Contenitoreumano n.1 by Ico Parisi and Francesco Somaini, made for Salone del Mobile in 1968 and recently restored by the Restoration Laboratory of Triennale Design Museum. It is an utopian design prototype, related to living spaces with strong sculptural values, made by foam and painted metal sheet. It has been donated by the Archive Francesco Somaini to Triennale Design Museum on the occasion of the recent exhibition “Francesco Somaini. A sculptor for the city. New York 1967-1976” just ended. Contenitoreumano n.1 was exposed in 1969 as part of “Campo urbano” in Como and later at Venice Biennale in 1978.
La Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6, 20121 Milan
4 – 5 march 2017, 10:30 am – 20:30 pm
Ph. by Ferdinando Scianna