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Details & Cataloguing

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Marc Newson
ORGONE CHAIR
aluminium and enamel
Monogrammed MN, stamped MARC NEWSON POD EDITION and numbered 5/6
This work is part of an edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs plus 1 prototype
86 x 95 x 73 cm ; 33 7/8 x 37 3/8 x 28 3/4 in.
1993
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The Orgone chair will be included as MN-9OC-1993 in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of limited editions by Marc Newson, currently being prepared by Didier Krzentowski.

We would like to thank Marc Newson Studio for their assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.

Provenance

Private European collection, acquired directly from the artist in 1999
Christie's, London, April 7, 2009, lot 105
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Alice Rawsthorn, Marc Newson, London, 1999, pp. 84-87
Aluminium By Design, exhibition catalogue, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, October 28, 2000 - February 11, 2001, p. 264
Conway Lloyd Morgan, Marc Newson, London, 2002, p. 184
Cinzia Ferrara, Marc Newson : Design tra organicità e fantascienza, Milan, 2005, p. 72
Marc Newson, catalogue d'exposition, Gagosian Gallery, New York, January 25 – Marc 3, 2007, p. 64
Alison Castle, Marc Newson Works, London, 2012, pp. 70-76

Catalogue Note

"It's all about the interior, and the importance of negative space, which has always seemed as interesting to me as the exterior."
Marc Newson

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