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Poul Kjærholm

Set of six (6) "PK-9" chairs in black oxhide and stainless steel, 1961

Black oxhide and stainless steel
30 3/10 × 22 4/5 × 22 4/5 in
77 × 57.9 × 57.9 cm
This is a unique work.
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Manufacturer
E. Kold Christensen
Poul Kjærholm
Danish, 1929–1980
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Best known for his designs of the iconic Tulip Chair (1961) and Hammock Chair (1965), Danish designer Poul Kjaerholm used innovative construction materials to produce fluid designs that were elegant, functional, and decidedly modern. Combining steel with wood, leather, cane, or marble, Kjaerholm created minimalist designs that were rich in expression. His design ideology focused on the contrast between sculpture and architecture and the strategic effect of placing a piece of his furniture in an architectural space. His designs are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and in other museum collections in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany.

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E. Kold Christensen
Poul Kjærholm
Danish, 1929–1980
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Best known for his designs of the iconic Tulip Chair (1961) and Hammock Chair (1965), Danish designer Poul Kjaerholm used innovative construction materials to produce fluid designs that were elegant, functional, and decidedly modern. Combining steel with wood, leather, cane, or marble, Kjaerholm created minimalist designs that were rich in expression. His design ideology focused on the contrast between sculpture and architecture and the strategic effect of placing a piece of his furniture in an architectural space. His designs are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and in other museum collections in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany.

Poul Kjærholm

Set of six (6) "PK-9" chairs in black oxhide and stainless steel, 1961

Black oxhide and stainless steel
30 3/10 × 22 4/5 × 22 4/5 in
77 × 57.9 × 57.9 cm
This is a unique work.
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location
New York
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