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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Gruppo Strum was/is an Italian design collective founded in 1971 in Turin by Giorgio Cerretti, Pietro Derossi, Carlo Gianmarco, Riccardo Rosso and Maurizio Vogliazzo, the Gruppo Strum (abbreviation for “architettura strumentale”, instrumental architecture) interpreted architecture as one of the means with which to participate in the social and political protests of those years.

They participated in the 1972 MOMA exhibition Italy: The New Domestic Landscape distributing free copies of ‘fotoromanzi’ (picture-stories).

Among their design works, to be mentioned is the series “Pratone”, produced by Gufram, and “Tornerai” (1972).



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