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Joana Vasconcelos

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

  • Joana Vasconcelos
  • Unique 'Eggnetic'
  • woollen 'Egg' chair designed by Arne Jacobsen, handmade woollen crochet, polyester

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Born in Paris, Joana Vasconcelos lives and works in Portugal. Her art appropriates and reinterprets objects with a playful misleading process. Often dealing with themes such as national identity, her work also engages with issues that concern the status of women and class distinction in contemporary society, 

As a rewriting of Arne Jacobsen`s iconic Egg chair designed in 1958, the Eggnetic chair suggests a witty and colourful upholstery addition to the silhouette of this recognisable Scandinavian design.

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