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Gae Aulenti Locus Solus series daybed Poltronova Production, Italy 1965

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Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Dimensions
W. 78.74 in; H. 23.23 in; D. 31.5 in;
W. 200 cm; H. 59 cm; D. 80 cm;
Creation Date 1965
Description Gae Aulenti (1927-2012) was a renowned Italian architect. Her projects include key cultural landmarks – Musée d’Orsay (1980–86) and the Contemporary Art Gallery at the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the restoration of Palazzo Grassi in Venice (1985–86). Often straying from architecture into furniture, exhibitions, graphic and interiors, her core sensibility is best understood in her own words: “Advice to whoever asks me how to make a home is to not have anything, just a few shelves for books, some pillows to sit on… to take a stand against the ephemeral, against passing trends [and] return to lasting values.”.

The simple design of the Locus solus series daybed is representative of the work of Aulenti. The taupe velvet mattress rests on a bent tubular structure. The chrome frame presents few minor signs of age, the reupholstery is recent.

W200 D80 H59 cm
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number G076
Incollect Reference Number 395605
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