Postmodernism

Rediscovering Sottsass: A Q&A With Met Curator Christian Larsen

Associate curator of Modern Design and Decorative Arts, Christian Larsen, explains why the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to revisit and exhibit the "happy" works of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass.

Associate curator of Modern Design and Decorative Arts, Christian Larsen, explains why the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to revisit and exhibit the “happy” works of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass.

Pomo Returns (Or Maybe it Never Left)

Mocked, maligned, misunderstood, it’s the movement that no one wants to claim membership in—even retrospectively. And yet, might we still be in its grip?

Mocked, maligned, misunderstood, it’s the movement that no one wants to claim membership in—even retrospectively. And yet, might we still be in its grip?