Marc Newson’s Lockheed lounge was sold for $ 3.7 million dollars last night in the Phillips London Design Auction Evening sale. Shiro Kuramata’s Miss Blanche sold for $ 408 thousand and the feather stool $ 105 thousand. WOW.
Glenn Adamson, director of Museum of Arts and Design NYC gives an insightful look at the career of Harry Bertoia at Knoll to celebrate what would have been Harry’s 100th birthday.
Watch the video by clicking on this link.
Phillips Auction House/London is having a major Design auction on April 28, 2015. Examples including the “Lockheed lounge” designed by Marc Newson and “Miss Blanche” & a “Feather Stool” by Shiro Kuramata will go under hammer that day. These 3 lots are some of the most iconic pieces of design from the last 30-40 years and exceedingly rare to come up at auction.