Ettore Sottsass — L’Objet magique



Ettore Sottsass
L’Objet magique

Past: October 13, 2021 → January 4, 2022

More than 400 works (drawings, paintings, design objects), 500 photographs and 200 original documents, from the 1940s through to the 1980s!

The exhibition brings together a unique collection of major historical pieces by Italian designer Ettore Sottsass (1917, Austria–2007, Italy), and underscores all the creative components of his work, reflecting his approach to “magical design”. “I have always thought that design begins where rational processes end and magic begins.”

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Place Georges Pompidou

75004 Paris

T. 01 44 78 12 33 — F. 01 44 78 16 73

Hôtel de Ville

Opening hours

Every day except Tuesday, 11 AM – 9 PM
Late night on until 11 PM

Admission fee

Full rate €16.00 — Concessions €14.00

Gratuit pour les moins de 18 ans, billet exonéré pour les moins de 26 ans. Et pour tout le monde, les premiers dimanches du mois.

Venue schedule

The artist

  • Ettore Sottsass