Tom Dixon, ‘CU29 Chair’, Sotheby's

Neither Appearance Nor Illusion: Property from the Collection of Santiago Barberi Gonzalez

Each: 28 1/2 by 36 1/2 by 28 in. 72.4 x 92.7 x 71.1 cm.

i. Executed in 2007.
ii. Executed in 2007, this work is from an edition of 500.

Signature: i. signed; numbered ED 4/8 on a metal label on the reverse near the lower edge

ii. Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Design Now!, Cologne 2007, pp. 142-143, illustrated
i. Sophie Lovell, Limited Edition: Prototypes, One-Offs and Design Art Furniture, Berlin 2009, p. 115, illustrated

Moss, New York
Acquired from the above by the previous owner in 2009

About Tom Dixon

Rebelling against the dominant trends of 1980s designs, British designer Tom Dixon emerged as one of the country’s leading voices. Dixon gained acclaim as the creative director of Habitat stores and ascended into museum collections with works produced from his own studio. With a background in welding, Dixon creates designs characterized by a straightforward use of woods and metals, distinct from any stylistic forebears. “I design for longevity, and I want something to be anti-fashion,” Dixon has said. His commitment is less to any ideological statements and more to reinvigorating the vitality and freshness of British furniture design.

British, b. 1959

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