20th Century Masterpieces : : Side Chair 420C

[ #10 | Side Chair 420C ]

1952. Model No. 420C.
Designed by Harry Bertoia

Welded steel rod structure coated with white powder.
Textile-cover cushion.
Height 73 cm. Width 53 cm. Depth 43 cm. Seat Height 43 cm.

20th Century Masterpieces : : Side Chair 420C

“Side Chiar420C” ^ Copyright © Alan TF So

Harry Bertoia (1915-1978) 生於意大利,是著名雕塑家,後期轉型專注聽覺藝術 (Sound Art)。十五歲那年,毅然選擇到美國底特律,找兄長 Oreste,與他生活。先後於當地就讀 Cass Technical High SchoolArt School of the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts,主修手作手飾工藝。命運使然,獲獎 Cranbrook Academy of Art 的獎學金,遇上他的伯樂及創作伙伴,有 Walter GropiusEdmund N. Bacon、Charles Eames、Bernice Alexandra Kaiser 及 Florence Knoll

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