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Serge Mouille

Wall-lamp with two arms, 1954

Metal, laiton and painted aluminum
location
Paris
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Jousse Entreprise
Paris
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Big arm: 50 in
Smal arm: 34 in
Height: 27.5 in

Big arm: 50 in
Smal arm: 34 in
Height: 27.5 in

Serge Mouille
French, 1922–1988
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Born and raised in Paris, iconic lighting designer Serge Mouille began his career creating silverware, but by the early 1950s he had shifted his focus to light fixtures. He saw his own practice as a corrective to the “too complicated” Italian models that by that point were all but flooding the market. Large and graphic, Mouille’s lamps’ contorted black-painted metal forms, often designed to hang from walls and ceilings, evoke the kinetic mobiles of Alexander Calder.

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About the work
Jousse Entreprise
Paris
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Big arm: 50 in
Smal arm: 34 in
Height: 27.5 in

Big arm: 50 in
Smal arm: 34 in
Height: 27.5 in

Serge Mouille
French, 1922–1988
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Born and raised in Paris, iconic lighting designer Serge Mouille began his career creating silverware, but by the early 1950s he had shifted his focus to light fixtures. He saw his own practice as a corrective to the “too complicated” Italian models that by that point were all but flooding the market. Large and graphic, Mouille’s lamps’ contorted black-painted metal forms, often designed to hang from walls and ceilings, evoke the kinetic mobiles of Alexander Calder.

Serge Mouille

Wall-lamp with two arms, 1954

Metal, laiton and painted aluminum
location
Paris
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