Rietveld Zig Zag Variation 14 – XYZ Chair by Garry Knox Bennett

Rietveld Zig Zag Variation 14 - XYZ Chair by Garry Knox Bennett
Rietveld Zig Zag Variation 14 – XYZ Chair by Garry Knox Bennett

In an interview with Stefano Catalani(SC) Garry(GBK) explained:

SC: As you said with the Zigzag chairs, you mainly play on two different levels: the literal pun and the visual joke. Granny Rietveld , Great Granny Rietveld , and GR #15: Thong are hilarious, but there are some Zigzag chairs in which you just relish the possibilities offered by the chair’s original simplicity and intrinsic graphic quality —

GKB: XYZ , right there!

SC: Right: the XYZ Chair .

GKB: The y lends itself awfully good to a backrest, the x is just kind of hidden, but that chair is really strong.

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