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09/27/18
Weil am Rhein/Wolfsburg
Volkswagen Group News

First Major Retrospective: Volkswagen Presents "Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design" in the Vitra Design Museum

First Major Retrospective: Volkswagen Presents "Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design" in the Vitra Design Museum
Victor J. Papanek in Buffalo, NY, April 1959 © Donation from Nicolette Papanek, courtesy Victor J. Papanek foundation
  • Opening on September 29, 2018, the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein hosts the exhibition "Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design"
  • The first major retrospective dedicated to the body of work of one of the most influential designers driven by sustainability and social engagement of the modern era
  • Partner of this exhibition is the Volkswagen Group as part of its far-reaching cultural commitment

The Vitra Design Museum one of the leading design institutions of the world will open the exhibition "Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design" next Saturday. Supported by Volkswagen Group, the museum will for the first time be hosting a retrospective offering an in-depth look at the ideas and visions of a design pioneer driven by sustainability and social en-gagement. The exhibition will be on display through March 10, 2019.

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