Moma

Recognizing that the object in our society often serves as a fetish, some designers underscore that the quality by assigning to their designs an explicitly ritualistic quality. The object is given sculptural form and conceived as an altarpiece for the domestic liturgy.

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Form the catalogue of the exhibition:
ITALY: THE NEW DOMESTIC LANDSCAPE
Achievements and Problems of Italian Design, MoMA The Museum of Modern Art, NewYork, 1972