nendo - Design New York Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Exhibited

    “Nendo: Ghost Stories,” Friedman Benda, New York, February 27-April 22, 2009

  • Literature

    Robert Klanton, et al., The Shape of Things to Come, Berlin, 2008, pp. 138-139; Barbara J. Bloemink, et al.; The State of Things: Design and the 21st Century, Holon, 2010, p. 126; Nendo: Thin Black Lines + Blurry White Surfaces, exh, cat., Phillips de Pury & Company, London, 2010, p. 36

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot is one of 16 white “Cabbage Chairs” produced in 2008 on the occasion of Nendo: Ghost Stories, an exhibition held early the following year at Friedman Benda, New York. In addition to white chairs, Nendo produced ten black and 14 black-and-white examples for the exhibition. “Cabbage Chair” is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Arts and Design, the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, among others.


“Cabbage Chair”

ca. 2008
Nonwoven fabric.
29 1/2 x 29 1/2 x 25 5/8 in. (75 x 75 x 65 cm.)

$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $27,500


25 May 2011
New York