Superstudio, Fragments from a personal museum
Fragmente aus einem Persönlichen Museum/ Frammenti da un museo personale. Graz, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 1973. Spiral bound, 32 x 50 cm, 32 pp. Prof ill. b/w and colour, includes 7 full-page colour plates. Exhibition catalogue which includes five Superstudio themes: Life, Education, Ceremony, Love, Death. Texts in German, English and Italian. Front cover has a toning strip of 10 cm along the left margin and a brown spot, the interior is fine.
Rare and important document on Superstudio, an avantgarde architecture and design collective founded in 1966 in Florence by Adolfo Natalini and Cristiano Toraldo di Francia. Other members included Roberto and Alessandro Magris, Piero Frassinelli and Alessandro Poli. Their work consisted principally of photo-collages, films and exhibitions in which they used a radical Utopian approach to criticize the Modernist thinking in design and architecture.