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Marco Sammicheli - Danish Diaries
A singular history of cultural encounters between Italy and Denmark.
Over the last century, Italy and Denmark have exchanged goods, produced films, commissioned sculptures, but above all they have hosted a community of people who have given rise to some of the most curious chapters in the history of the European cultural industry. The author has collected in a diary the encounters of the last twenty years of his life in Copenhagen, Snekkersten, Espergaerde, Humlebeak, Helsingør, Hou, Aarhus, Ebeltoft, Herning and Aerø, among many other places. It is the book of those Danes who have found tastes, light and compromises in Italy, and of those Italians who have searched for faces, words and inspirations in Denmark.
With Vincenzo Agnetti, Gunnar Aagaard Andersen, Enrico Baj, Eugenio Barba, Karen Blixen, Luca Bochicchio, Gilda Bojardi, Carl Brummer, Anders Byriel, Poul Byriel, Antonio Canova, Andreas Lauritz, Clemmensen, Mogens Becker, Clemmensen, Marco Contini, Enzo Cucchi, Massimo De Carlo, Luca De Padova, Maddalena De Padova, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Elmgreen & Dragset, Exhibition Design Group, Tobias Faber, Kay Fisker, Lucio Fontana, GamFratesi, Andreas Graversen, Rasmus Graversen, Thomas Graversen, Jerzy Grotowski, Jacob Gubi, Mikal Harrsen, Steven Holl, Anna Maria Indrio, Arne Jacobsen, Annette Johansen, Asger Jorn, Bodil Kjaer, Inger Klingenberg, Peter Koch, Pietro Lingeri, Emilia Lodigiani, Vico Magistretti, Giorgio Manganelli, Piero Manzoni, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Børge Mogensen, Martin Nyrop, OEO Studio, Older, Adriano Olivetti, Lorenzo Palmeri, Piera Peroni, Noona Smith Petersen, Luigi Pezzato, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Erling Rasmussen, Pierre Restany, Giulio Ridolfo, Alessandro Sarfatti, Eva Sørensen, Jørgen Haugen Sørensen, Lino Tagliapietra, Signe Byrdal Terenziani, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Jørn Utzon, Kristian Zahrtmann, Giorgio Zampa.
Marco Sammicheli is director of the Museo Design Italiano at the Triennale Milano. At the same institution, he is a curator in the design, fashion and crafts sector. He has written monographs on designers and architects such as Mario Bellini, Steven Holl, Bruno Munari, Carlo Mollino and Zaha Hadid, and edited publications on the city of Milan as an urban platform for the development of creative industries.
Graphic design: Massimiliano Pace.
published in February 2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
14 x 21 cm (softcover)
224 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-88-99385-92-7
EAN : 9788899385927
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