On November 30th Miami’s design elite descend on the YoungArts Jewel Box for From Memphis to Miami – an evocative, 180-minute flash exhibition unveiling the work and message of Italian design legend Massimo Iosa Ghini.
For one night only, Brickell Flatiron joins forces with the National YoungArts Foundation and leading Italian design brands; Barausse, Casalgrande Padana, Milldue, Margraf, Oikos, Platform, Snaidero, and Zucchetti.Kos, to showcase Iosa Ghini’s prolific work and 30 years of creative activity.
Recognized for a visionary ability to blend disciplines, forms and dimensions crossing boundaries in art, design, and architecture, Massimo Iosa Ghini has been a leader in Italian design scene since the 1980’s. From his wave-making efforts for Memphis Milano, Ettore Sottsass’s inventive and cheeky design movement, and subsequently Bolidismo, his sweeping manifesto of industrial style, the rare solo exhibition will vividly showcase iconic works from the avant-garde Memphis movement until today.
Inside the YoungArts Jewel Box, captivating illustrations of Iosa Ghini’s famed designs for brands from Ferrari to Bertrand create a dynamic backdrop for the event. Limited-edition pieces rarely seen by the public – including the iconic Otello Armchair, Memphis (1986), Futuro Chaise Longue, Moroso (1987), Faro Lamp (1988), Juliette Chair, Memphis (1987) and Caraffa Memphis - Tamara, Aletta and Morandina (2014) will land in Miami on November 30th – transported from private collections from across the country for the one-night-only exhibition during Art Basel Miami Beach 2016.
Massimo Iosa Ghini, says, “For over thirty years my message as an architect and designer has explored dynamic movement and looking to the future for inspiration. As a temporary exhibition - From Memphis to Miami captures this concept of movement which has been integral in my career, creating a new experience of my work in only 180 minutes. We are delighted to be in Miami and showcase Italian design in this unique way with Brickell Flatiron.”
“Massimo Iosa Ghini embodies the elegance, sophistication and craftsmanship Italian design is recognized for worldwide,” says CMC Group President Ugo Colombo. “We are thrilled to present this showcase of iconic design at Art Basel, and permanently with Brickell Flatiron for Iosa Ghini’s first luxury residential tower in North America.”
In celebration of Iosa Ghini’s collaboration with Brickell Flatiron and first large-scale residential development project in the US, From Memphis to Miami will unveil curation of sketches, drawings, products and visuals by the renowned designer – never before seen in North America.
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TitleFrom Memphis to Miami: The Message and Work of Italian Architect and Designer Massimo Iosa Ghini
OrganizersCMC Group / Brickell Flatiron
FromNovember 30, 2016 03:53 PM
UntilNovember 30, 2016 03:53 PM
VenueYoungArts Jewel Box