Aug. 9, 2007SOTTSASS AT FRIEDMAN BENDA
The romance between art and design continues, and the buzz is building about the opening of Friedman Benda
a new design gallery in Chelsea brought to you by dealers Barry Friedman
and Marc Benda
. Slated to open its doors at 515 West 26th Street next month, the new space debuts with a show of new work by the 90-year-old Italian design legend Ettore Sottsass
, Sept. 19-Oct. 27, 2007. The proto-postmodernist Sottsass, founder of the Memphis
design firm known for using exotic materials in unconventional ways, showcases a new series of limited-edition furniture and glass works.