Lot 39
  • 39

Mathias Bengtsson b. 1971

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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Description

  • `Spun Carbon' Chaise Longue

  • signed `Mathias Bengtsson' in white paint
carbon fibre

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist, November 2003

Literature

Elsebeth Welander-Berggren, Mathias Bengtsson, exhibition catalogue, Röhsska museet, Göteborg, March 19 - May 8, 2005, u.p.
Gareth Williams, The Furniture Machine: Furniture since 1990, London, 2006, p. 99.

Catalogue Note

Bengtsson employed technology developed by NASA to create his chaise longue.  A robotic arm spins a continuous thread of carbon fibre around a mould creating an organic form.

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the artist.

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