Known for his use of simple forms, Karl Springer’s work also often explored unusual or exotic materials. In the 1960s, Springer was discovered by the Duchess of Windsor, who then became his first collector. Shortly after she helped launch his career, he opened a showroom in New York City and later in Miami, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. A set of four dining chairs designed by Springer will be offered on the first day of the Unreserved Day Sale, presented by Rago. This 1984 set features two armchairs and two side chairs.
A 1979 custom room installation by Paul Evans is also among the leading lots of the auction. Evans was a central figure of the American Studio Furniture movement of the 1960s. Influenced by youth culture, he built custom pieces for celebrities such as the ventriloquist Shari Lewis and the singer Roy Orbison. Dating back to 1979, the available piece is accented with polished stainless steel. Collectors will also find sculptures from Neil Noland, an oil painting from Frederick Wardy, and a pair of modern suspended chandeliers in the catalog. View the full listings and register to bid on Bidsquare.
# of Lots:487
Price Range:$800 - $9,000
Interesting lots include:
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|Paul Evans, custom room installation|| Estimate: |
|After Andy Warhol, Moonwalk (two works)|| Estimate: |
|Frederick Wardy, Untitled|| Estimate: |
|James Casebere, Kitchen Window with Fallen Tree and Sinking Canoe|| Estimate: |
|Karl Springer, dining chairs, set of four|| Estimate: |