Bernar Venet: Furniture

Assouline, March 2002. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #168935
ISBN: 2843233305

Internationally renowned artist Bernar Venet continues to challenge himself with a wholly original, fresh collection of furniture. Although designed to satisfy a non-artistic, purely domestic need, furniture fits naturally into the range of Venet's creative activities. Using a blowtorch to cut thick sheets of laminated, crude steel, he sets up a contrast between solidity and fragility, emphasizing rawness and indestructibility.

Venet's furniture reflects the artistic vision he has developed throughout his oeuvre. He emphasizes functional simplicity and a plainness underpinned by notions of utilitarianism.

Quarto in dust jacket.

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