6 Press Releases

Tag: Pierre Jeanneret

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    Billings Presents Giacometti Replica Andirons From the Nelson Rockefeller Collection

    The grandson of Standard Oil Company magnate John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Nelson Rockefeller made his name in politics. He served as the 41st Vice President of the United States under Gerald Ford, as well as a four-term governor of New York. Rockefeller was also an avid collector of Modern art…

    After Alberto Giacometti, Andirons (2)
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    Kenzo Takada’s Collection of Furniture, Art, & Couture Comes to Auction

    Artcurial and Christie’s recently collaborated to present both live and timed auctions honoring the late fashion designer Kenzo Takada. On May 11th, 2021, a live event will offer nearly 600 lots from Takada’s apartment in Paris. An additional online timed event will bring over 125 pieces of couture from Takada’s…

    Kenzo Takadas Collection of Furniture, Art, & Couture Comes to Auction1
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    Tonal Sculptures by Harry Bertoia Spotlight Rago’s Modern Design Auction

    Harry Bertoia was a well-known sound art sculptor, graphic artist, and furniture designer. The artist was born in Italy and moved to America at the age of 15. Bertoia went to college with artists like Walter Gropius, Charles and Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen. Although Bertoia was interested in arts…

    Harry Bertoia, Untitled (Monumental Multi-Plane Construction) from the First National Bank of Miami
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    The Mark Isaacson and Greg Nacozy Collection

    Man Ray was known for his innovations in Surrealist photography. Female faces and figures were the primary subjects of his work, along with objects such as glass teardrops, eggs, peaches, and orbs. Although Ray experimented with sculpture, painting, film, and writing, he excelled at black-and-white photography. He invented “rayographs” by…

    Christopher Dresser, attribution, Moon flask and vase
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    Artist to Know: Charlotte Perriand & Pierre Jeanneret

    Furniture Piece by the Two French Modernists Available in Wright Auction At the age of 24, Charlotte Perriand walked into the studio of legendary furniture designer Le Corbusier and asked for a job. She was told, “We don’t embroider cushions here,” and sent away. Despite this rocky start, Perriand would…

    Artist to Know Charlotte Perriand & Pierre Jeanneret-1
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    Wright presents Design, a highly vetted sale featuring work by some of the most influential designers, artists, and architects of the 20th -century. Collectors can bid on rare dining set by Kem Weber for the Grand Rapids Chair Company. The lacquered wood and upholstered dining set (circa 1928) describes Weber’s…

    George Nakashima Cushion armchairs, pair and ottoman/auctiondaily