FERNANDO AND HUMBERTO CAMPANA: A Black Iron Chair at Christie's

Campana Iron Chair


FERNANDO (b. 1961) AND HUMBERTO (b. 1953) CAMPANA
‘BLACK IRON CHAIR (STAINLESS STILL)’ AN ELECTROSTATIC PAINT-COATED IRON CHAIR, DESIGNED 2004

Estimate $30,000 – $50,000

Sale Information

Sale 2119
contemporary design
8 September 2008
New York, Rockefeller Plaza

Lot Description

FERNANDO (b. 1961) AND HUMBERTO (b. 1953) CAMPANA
‘Black Iron Chair (Stainless Still)’ An Electrostatic Paint-Coated Iron Chair, designed 2004
executed by Estudio Campana, Sao Paolo, Brazil, number 2 from the edition of 12
28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high, 48 in. (122 cm.), 31 in. (78.8 cm.) deep
Provenance

Private collection (acquired directly from the artists).
Lot Notes

The ‘Black Iron Chair’ is part of the ‘Iron Series’, which also includes the ‘Blue Iron Chair’ and the ‘Red Iron Chair’. For this series, the Campanas’ experimented with shapes and lines, creating an effect of ‘frozen’ lines floating in air.

FERNANDO (b. 1961) AND HUMBERTO (b. 1953) CAMPANA

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