Marc Newson - Design New York Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Gagosian Gallery, New York

  • Literature

    Louise Neri, ed., Marc Newson, exh. cat., Gagosian Gallery, New York, 2007, illustrated p. 48

  • Catalogue Essay

    The “Micarta” desk will be included as “MN-13MD-2006” in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of limited editions by Marc Newson being prepared by Didier Krzentowski of Galerie kreo, Paris. This prototype is the only example of the "Micarta" desk with open wells leading down the legs, reminiscent of Newson's "Black Hole table of 1988.


Prototype “Micarta” desk

Linen phenolic composite.
28 3/8 x 101 x 37 5/8 in. (72.1 x 256.5 x 95.6 cm.)
Prototype for the edition of ten plus two artist’s proofs.  Underside with metal roundel impressed with “Micarta desk/Proto” and incised with artist’s signature.

$150,000 - 200,000 

Sold for $182,500


9 June 2010
New York