MAgriTTA Chair by Roberto Sebastian Matta for Studio Simon Gavina, 2000


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MAgriTTA chair designed by Sebastian Matta (1911-2002) and produced by Studio Simon Gavina, the Studio founded by Dino Gavina, for the Ultramobile series in 1971. Roberto Matta designed this chair as a tribute to his friend and fellow surrealist painter René Magritte. The name MAgriTTA is a combination of the names Magritte and Matta. The apple and black bowler hat are two of Magritte’s trademarks, derived from his famous 1946 self-portrait “The Son of Man”. In the painting, Magritte shows herself with a bowler hat and an apple. The surreal aspect is a green apple floating in the air hiding its face. Matta playfully adapted the painting by making a fiberglass bowler hat, upside down, with a green foam apple inside it. When sat on, the foam of the apple would have compressed into the hat. The condition of this MAgriTTA chair is still good; the green fabris has egal discoloration because of the sun and the apple stalk has been replaced. Material: fiberglass shell with black fabric, green fabric and polyurethane foam. Dimensions: h x w x d = 60 x 87 x 92 cm. Source: Dino Gavina catalogue 1950-1992, page 85.

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SKU: Z-04686/30/2 Categories: , ,
Shipping class: Courier M

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Design Period:
Production Period: 2000_2003
Attribution: Documented in vintage catalogs or other literature sources
Vintage Style: ,
QualityCondition: Good
Restauration: ,
Wear Due: Faded finishes consistent with age and use, Light wear consistent with age and use
DimensionsHeight: 60 cm
Width: 87
Depth: 92
Seat Height: 45 cm
OtherPrimary color: ,
Material: ,


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