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Details & Cataloguing

Mathias Bengtsson b. 1971
`SPUN CARBON' CHAISE LONGUE

carbon fibre


signed `Mathias Bengtsson' in white paint
83.5 by 206.5 by 83.5 cm.
33 by 81¼ by 33 in.
2003
number 3 from an edition of 20 plus 5 artist's proofs
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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.

Modern & Contemporary Design

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