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    Sale 2119

    Contemporary Design

    8 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    FERNANDO (b. 1961) AND HUMBERTO (b. 1953) CAMPANA

    'BLACK IRON CHAIR (STAINLESS STILL)' AN ELECTROSTATIC PAINT-COATED IRON CHAIR, DESIGNED 2004

    Price Realised  

    FERNANDO (b. 1961) AND HUMBERTO (b. 1953) CAMPANA
    'Black Iron Chair (Stainless Still)' An Electrostatic Paint-Coated Iron Chair, designed 2004
    executed by Estudio Campana, Sao Paolo, Brazil, number 2 from the edition of 12
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high, 48 in. (122 cm.), 31 in. (78.8 cm.) deep


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    The 'Black Iron Chair' is part of the 'Iron Series', which also includes the 'Blue Iron Chair' and the 'Red Iron Chair'. For this series, the Campanas' experimented with shapes and lines, creating an effect of 'frozen' lines floating in air.

    With certificate of authenticity by the artists.

    Provenance

    Private collection (acquired directly from the artists).