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Pair Of Sgabillo Stools, Italy, 2000s

Birch Plywood
17 3/4 × 15 3/4 × 11 1/2 in
45.1 × 40 × 29.2 cm
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Max Bill
Swiss, 1908–1994
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Max Bill was a hugely influential founder of the Concrete Art movement, not only through his variegated career as a sculptor, painter, and industrial and graphic designer, but also as a prolific writer, scholar, and teacher. Bill had early ambitions to be a silversmith, but quickly changed his focus to architecture after seeing the work of Le Corbusier. Bill enrolled in the Bauhaus Dessau, where he studied under Josef Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee. During this time, he began to formulate the principles of Concrete Art by expanding the theories of Theo van Doesburg, guided strongly by his training. Bill would also become an influential figure in furthering traditions of the Bauhaus, as well as in environmental art.

Max Bill, ‘Pair Of Sgabillo Stools, Italy’, 2000s, Rago/Wright
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About the work
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Rago/Wright
Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Branded
Max Bill
Swiss, 1908–1994
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Max Bill was a hugely influential founder of the Concrete Art movement, not only through his variegated career as a sculptor, painter, and industrial and graphic designer, but also as a prolific writer, scholar, and teacher. Bill had early ambitions to be a silversmith, but quickly changed his focus to architecture after seeing the work of Le Corbusier. Bill enrolled in the Bauhaus Dessau, where he studied under Josef Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee. During this time, he began to formulate the principles of Concrete Art by expanding the theories of Theo van Doesburg, guided strongly by his training. Bill would also become an influential figure in furthering traditions of the Bauhaus, as well as in environmental art.

Pair Of Sgabillo Stools, Italy, 2000s

Birch Plywood
17 3/4 × 15 3/4 × 11 1/2 in
45.1 × 40 × 29.2 cm
Bidding closed
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