Miss Blanche

Chair
Date of appearance: 1988
Dimensions: 63 × 58 × 93.5 mm
Designer: Shiro Kuramata
Materials: Acrylic, artificial roses, aluminum pipe, stained alumite finish


36.22 x 24.41 x 23.62 inches 92 x 62 x 60 cm thick acrylic resin, anodised aluminium, imitation roses number 49 from an edition of 56 executed by Ishimaru Company Ltd, Tokyo LITERATURE Ettore Sottsass, `Una Mostra dedicate a Shiro Kuramata,' Domus, December, 1996, p. 56 Michiko Aikawa (ed.), Shiro Kuramata, exhibition catalogue, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 1996, cat. no. 1, pp. 26-27, 39-40, 48, and p. 189, fig. 8 Alexander von Vegesack, Peter Dunas, and Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, (eds). 100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum, exhibition catalogue, Weil am Rhein, 1996, pp. 204-205, cat. no. 87 Alberto Bassi, `Shiro Kuramata: Il Design Transparente,' Casabella, July/August, 1999, p. 17 Charlotte and Peter Fiell, 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 2000, p. 599 Shiro Kuramata, Tokyo, 2000, fig. 1 George H. Marcus, Masters of Modern Design: A Critical Assessment, New York, 2005, p. 155 Jean Louis Gaillemin, Design Contre Design, exhibition catalogue, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Anvers, 2007, pp. 301, 353

Miss Blanche
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