Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. This energetic resurgence might owe its existence to one Echo Park, California, artist: Peter Shire, who was one of the group's founding members. And you know the other thing about stripes? For centuries in art historical discourse, utility has stood as the irreducible quality of craft, and purposelessness as the precondition of art. Petite édition d'une douzaine d'exemplaires de la Design Gallery de Milan. Therein lies the significance of the teapot, a humble, domestically scaled object conceived for daily, shared use. The 'Bel Air' chair was his most important contribution.
That is to say, this film show cased a lot about the improvements of road networks and safety. Production Note The upholstery was done by a workshop headed by Nino Ornaghi in the Monza area near Milan. Vielfarbiges Glas, stellenweise farblos überfangen mit zitronengelbem u. An interesting part of this work of art is that it was named after a five-star luxury hotel in Beverly Hills California. There were also many questions that popped in my mind. No new remake or reedition.
Through clay, his most tried-and-true medium, Shire has sustained a decades-long manipulation of the categories of art and craft. Attribution note: The 'Bel Air' chair has been in constant production since its creation. Moritz 2019 The art and design fair brings global galleries to a historic Swiss mansion to display blue-chip. The chair became a signature object for the Memphis Collection and was used on many book covers and posters. It rests atop Angels Point, the highest spot in Elysian Park, which offers commanding views of downtown and Dodger Stadium. Since the 1970's, Peter Shire b. He also worked in the fields of architecture, furniture design and fashion but focused on ceramics.
A cylinder was used for the arm rest which is only on one side of the chair which creates a distinct look while the other side of the chair is half of a cylinder which helps to create a sense of uniqueness. Bel Air Chair by Peter Shire Am glad I can introduce our readers to a chair by a Memphis founder Peter Shire via About Peter Shire Born in Los Angeles, in the Echo Park area where he still resides today, Shire is a native in a city that prides itself for the many cultures and languages it comprises. A square was used as the seat of the artwork which exaggerates the look of it being a chair. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. When I was in high school , I got involved with all these guys that were dope addicts. See our for more information about cookies.
Shire believes that perhaps 30 or 40 'Bel Air' chairs in total have been sold, at a rate of 4-5 a year in the 1980s. Just like the Bel Air chair, the structure of table looks rather simple. A good example would be the he designed. Image: Courtesy Peter Shire Studio … I have never felt that there was a moment where everything was different. The colours have been changed later because the original upholstery fabrics were not available any more.
Physical description Colourful armchair with wood frame, multi-coloured cotton upholstery and painted wood. Zoe exhaled her breath aloud and sat on the seat across from me. In his works he combines arts and crafts, Fine Arts and industrial design. This 2017 chair will be exhibited alongside the original 1981 version and a later 2010 version Belle Aire Chair. Initially we see colourful and eye-catching components in just one table: a bright yellow top, black and white body, and four blue-gray legs. Frank Lloyd Gallery Chairs Archive Peter Shire Chairs October 20-November 24, 2007 Peter Shire's recent chairs will be the subject of an exhibition at Frank Lloyd Gallery from October 20 through November 24.
Condition reports are available from Wright upon request. It was used on the cover of the most widely distributed book on the design group authored by Barbara Radice. Shire got a lot of his inspiration from Los Angeles while creating this piece of post modern art. There he got the opportunity to realize projects between industrial design and Fine Arts. Ed Ruscha makes you think of the Hollywood sign or Standard Gas Station. Like us, they take stances and they display themselves.
Its interesting physic really caught my eye. Signature de cachets, cachet de l'éditeur et cachet Made in Italy, numéroté 16-99, poinçon de titre 925. Condition Report: Prior to bidding, please consult the additional photos provided and ask all pertinent questions i. Wright strongly recommends that you review a condition report for each item on which you plan to bid. It was so unique and diverse from any of his other artwork; I had never seen anything like it before. Condition reports are available from Wright upon request. It reminds me of the first time I laid my eyes on the Bel Air chair.
With a closer look it was clear that it was wood. From Charles Rennie Mackintosh, who was renowned for his style and applied decoration to Philippe Stark who has taken simplistic to another level. Even the metal cabinets and machines in his studio are slathered in vivid paint. The title that is on the Bel Air Chair was taken from the hotel and placed on his piece. Part artist, part architect, and part designer, Shire continues the inventive work of the avant-garde designer, outside the mainstream of industry. Bel Air Chair Peter Shire has many interesting works of art.
His use of the variety of colors was complimenting both to the objects and the other colors. Of the humor and whimsy in his work, Shire has commented that what is funny is often what is insulting. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Where craft, fine art, and industrial design collide, he has built his career, drawing freely from each area without taking any of it too seriously. Even now, I recall sitting in the dental chair, wincing in pain, tears welling up in my eyes. At first glance, the work of art is not perceived as wood.