|DESIGN||Designer: Sebastian Matta|
Manufacturer: Studio Simon Gavina
Design Period: 1970s
Production Period: 2000s
Attribution: Documented in vintage catalogs or other literature sources
Style: Italian Modern | Mid-Century Modern | Vintage
|VINTAGE CONDITION||Condition: Good; fully functional sign of age through scuffs, dings, faded finishes, minimal upholstery defects, or visible repairs.|
Restauration: Ztijl Quality Checked | Partially restored
Wear Due: Normal wear consistent with age and use | Faded finishes consistent with age and use
|SIZE IN CM||Height: 60|
Seat Height: 45
|MORE||Material: Polyester | Polyurethane|
Color: black | Green
Weight: Light – Less than 40 kg
MAgriTTA Chair by Roberto Sebastian Matta for Studio Simon Gavina, 2000
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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