JOE COLOMBO (1930-1971) & FLEXFORM (EDITEUR)

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6000 - 8000 EUR
JOE COLOMBO (1930-1971) & FLEXFORM (EDITEUR)
JOE COLOMBO (1930-1971) & FLEXFORM (PUBLISHER) Tubo" armchair, first edition, 1969, made up of four modular cylinders of different sizes, in white PVC, filled with polyurethane foam and covered with yellow polyurethane fabric stitched around the edges. The cylinders are clipped together by chrome-plated steel U-bolts terminating in rubberized spheres. A "Tubo" armchair, first edition, 1969, made up of four modular cylinders of different sizes, in white PVC, upholstered with foam and covered with yellow polyurethane fabric stitched around the edges. The cylinders are clipped together by chrome-plated steel U-clips terminating in rubberized spheres. H 59 x L 105 x P 62 cm - H 23 1/4 x L 41 3/8 x W 24 3/8 in. BIBLIOGRAPHY : - Philippe Decelle, Diane Hennebert, Pierre Loze, "L'utopie du tout plastique", Fondation pour l'architecte, Brussels, 1994, model to be compared with the one reproduced on p. 61. - Giuliana Gramigna, "Repertorio del design italiano 1950-2000", Umberto Allemandi, Vol. 1, Turin, 2003, model reproduced on p. 177. - Charlotte & Peter Fiell, "1 000 chairs", Taschen, 1997, model reproduced on p. 420. - Collectif, "Il Modo Italiano", Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Skira, Lausanne, 2006, model reproduced on p. 279. - Collective, "Joe Colombo - L'Invention du futur", Vitra Design Museum, Triennale di Milano, Weil am Rhein, 2007, model reproduced pp. 230 -231.
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