New York: Christie's, 2013. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's illustrated stiff paper wraps lettered in silver, french flaps.
Exhibition catalog for a private sale of works and personal effects of the founder of 1980s Italian "Nuovo Design" group Memphis, drawn from the personal collection of Sottsass and his first wife, Italian writer and scholar Fernanda Pivo, "encompassing furniture, ceramics, metalwork, textiles and jewelry,...artworks, drawings, collages and a complete series of the self-published artists' and poets' books" (from the preface). Features 85 entries, illustrated with color plates and reproductions. This inaugural exhibition in Christie's Design series ran from December 7-20, 2013. Fine. Item #732