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THE DESIGN TOURIST, EPISODE 9, MEMPHIS GROUP ART MOVEMENT
In this episode of The Design Tourist, host Karen LeBlanc gives us a rare look at pop icon David Bowie's private collection of art and furniture by The Memphis Group on view at the Modernism Museum. Bowie was an avid collector of Memphis. After his death, his collection was auctioned off and for this exhibit, gathered together for one of the most comprehensive exhibitions of Memphis Group art and furniture. Learn about this movement in the 1980s that broke all the design rules to create its own unique, over-the-top aesthetic as The Design Tourist Karen LeBlanc takes you on a tour of works by Ettore Sottsass, the founder of the Memphis Group and his international group of artists and designers.
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