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Less is a Bore. Reflections on Memphis presents the design universe of the Italian group Memphis and its predecessors in relation to works by international artists, spanning a historical timeline into the present.

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Provocative and in love with decor, a challenge to all-powerful Modernism and animated by architecture – this is how Memphis design made a name for itself at the beginning of the 1980s. Less is a Bore. Reflections on Memphis presents the design universe of the Italian group and its predecessors in relation to works by international artists, spanning a historical timeline into the present.

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Provocative and in love with decor, a challenge to all-powerful Modernism and animated by architecture – this is how Memphis design made a name for itself at the beginning of the 1980s. Less is a Bore. Reflections on Memphis presents the design universe of the Italian group and its predecessors in relation to works by international artists, spanning a historical timeline into the present.

The exhibition illuminates the role of Memphis as a reference-laden, postmodern play with materials, forms and their functions that permeates the boundaries between art, architecture, design and everyday …

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Kaistraße 10
Düsseldorf, DE