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    Sale 7716

    20th Century Decorative Art and Design

    7 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 103

    HUMBERTO (B. 1953) & FERNANDO (B. 1961) CAMPANA

    SUSHI SOFA, 2003

    Price Realised  

    HUMBERTO (B. 1953) & FERNANDO (B. 1961) CAMPANA
    SUSHI SOFA, 2003
    produced by Estudio Campana, number one from an edition of seven plus two artist's proofs and three prototypes, coiled felt, rubber and carpeting, tubular steel feet
    30.1 in. (76.5 cm.) high; 64 in. (162.5 cm.) wide; 30 in. (77 cm.) deep


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    Drawing inspiration from Brazilian street life and carnival culture, the brothers Campana fuse found objects with advanced technologies to create a uniquely vibrant and energetic approach to design that offers an alternative to the rationalist ideals of European modernism.

    The Campanas were recognised as Designer of the Year, Design Miami, 2008. In May 2009 their creations will be the subject of a major retrospective, 'Antibodies: Works by Fernando and Humberto Campana, 1989-2009', Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany.

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    Literature

    Zest for Life: Fernando & Humberto Campana, exh. cat., Design Museum, London, 2004, pl. 22 (example illustrated)