Zhoujie Zhang - 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale Hong Kong Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Description

    A Century of Modern Design: the Collection of Kai-Yin Lo
    Hong Kong-based collector Kai-Yin Lo amassed an extraordinary collection that reflects inspiration, innovation and scholarship. The collection of modern and contemporary design is global in its scope and vast in its chronological sweep.


  • Provenance

    Gallery All, Beijing
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 2014

  • Catalogue Essay

    Zhoujie Zhang works at the cusp of contemporary design, creating some of the most innovative and forward-thinking designs of the early 21st century. Similar to designers such as Joris Laarman who are working with algorithmic functions to execute their designs, Zhang used computer software to turn a two-dimensional plane into a three-dimensional fractal object made from various sizes and arrangements of triangles. Though the design originates from the computer, the chair is still constructed by hand, revealing Zhang’s interest in the handmade as well as the computer-made.

Eternal Form - A Century of Modern and Contemporary Design


‘SQN1-F2A’ chair, from the ‘Triangulation Series’

designed 2011, executed 2013
mirror-polished stainless steel
78 x 59 x 50.5 cm. (30 3/4 x 23 1/4 x 19 7/8 in.)
Number 3 from the edition of 10 plus 2 artist’s proofs. Underside acid-etched ZHANG ZHOUJIE/03 / 12 15 10 2013. Designed 2011, executed 2013.

HK$50,000 - 80,000 

Sold for HK$112,500

Contact Specialist
Danielle So
Associate Specialist, Head of Day Sale

20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 9 July 2020