Radical Design. Ricerca e progetto dagli anni ’60 a oggi (2004)

Radical Design. Ricerca e progetto dagli anni ’60 a oggi (2004)

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  • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
  • Gianni Pettena (curator)


Radical Design. Ricerca e progetto dagli anni ’60 a oggi (2004)

Dates of creation


Level of archival description


Extent and Medium

  • 162 digital files (4 MB)

Scope and Content

The sub-series documents the exhibition "Radical Design. Ricerca e progetto dagli anni ’60 a oggi”, curated by Pettena and presented at the Casa Masaccio in San Giovanni Valdarno, in 2004. The exhibition focuses on the Radical movement and exhibits over 70 objects designed by some of the most well known figures of the Radical movement from the 1960s to the 2000s, such as Superstudio, Archizoom, Global Tools, Gaetano Pesce, Hans Hollein, and Ettore Sottsass.

The sub-series contains texts for the exhibition and publications, correspondence related to the planning of the exhibition, installation views, and promotional materials.


Casa Masaccio Centro per l'arte contemporanea website, http://www.casamasaccio.it/archivio/radical-design-ricerca-e-progetto-dagli-anni-60-ad-oggi/ (last accessed 30 January 2020).

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Material in this sub-series was kept in its original order when it was first processed upon its arrival at CCA.




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    • Reference Number: AP207.S2.SS16.002
    • Title: Texts for exhibition catalogue, “Radical Design. Ricerca e progetto dagli anni ’60 a oggi
    • Dates of creation: 2002 - 2004
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0


    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
    • Gianni Pettena (curator)


    Most common file formats: Microsoft Word Document, OLE2 Compound Document Format, JPEG File Interchange Format, Microsoft Office Owner File

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 162 digital files (4 MB)

    Conditions governing access:

    • Digital material can only be accessed on-site. Please contact Reference at ref@cca.qc.ca for more information. Access by appointment only.

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena


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