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Magis "Proust" Multicolour Magis Armchair LOT 1181 £850.00
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Magis

"Proust" Multicolour Magis Armchair

£850.00

LOT 1181

Description

Iconic "Proust" multicolour armchair by Magis.

The famous ""Poltrona di Proust"" (1978). It is a romantic baroque armchair, on which an endless number of polychromatic points are painted by hand using the pointillism technique. These points invades the whole armchair, its fabric and also the wooden decorations. It's a re-design work. It is, in fact, the collage of a mock-ancient armchair and of a detail from the garden by the French painter Signac. From 1978 onwards the Poltrona di Proust was realized in many versions, different in colors, materials and dimensions and was even made of ceramics and bronze. It traveled all around the world and was hosted in many museums. Now a real unexpected news.

Now the ""Poltrona di Proust"" has become an industrial rotational-moulded object. Here's the new armchair ""Magis Proust"". It is a technical and production gem. A new energy of colours and atmospheres for a timeless object."

Suitable for outside use.

  • Specification


    Seller location:London
    Colour: Multicolour
    Material: : Polyethylene
    Dimensions (cm): W 104 cm x L 90 cm x H 105 cm
    Condition: Like New
     

  • The Design / Brand

     

    Industrial design is not just an art, but also a process of alchemy. Throughout their career, Magis have conjured the magic of contemporary design. Established in 1976 in the northeast of Italy, the Magis company is a true benchmark in the world of design. Their success is founded on the desire to make 100% "Made in Italy" products of the highest functional and technological quality, accessible to as many people as possible. Stefano Giovannoni, Jasper Morrison, Konstantin Grcic, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Marc Newson, Ron Arad, Naoto Fukasawa, Marcel Wanders, Philippe Starck, Zaha Hadid and Thomas Heatherwick, are just some of the designers who have collaborated with Magis, giving form to a large range of products, each with its own story and individual personality to express. Many Magis creations have already achieved design iconic status, from Stefano Giovannoni's Bombo stool to the Steelwood Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bourollec, which was awarded the ADI Golden Compass in 2011. In 2008, Thomas Heatherwick's Spun seat also received the Golden Compass. Aside from many awards, Magis products can be found in permanent collections in museums such as MoMA in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the Pompidou Centre in Paris.

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