Chicago, IL, United States
DoneTue, Dec 8, 2009 5:00 PM UTC
This bi-annual, highly vetted sale not only includes significant modern design, but it also highlights historical antecedents of modernism and contemporary design. Special features of the Important Design include the sale of a Douglas BTD Destroyer wind tunnel model plane, a Tatra T87 automobile, a Mercedes 230SL convertible and an Aston Martin DB6 sports car. Additionally, the sale will feature 81 Mylar prints documenting the construction of the World Trade Center North Tower divided into 25 lots. For the first time, Wright will offer the work of mid-century Mexican Modernists such as Pepe Mendoza, Arturo Pani and Pedro Friedeberg alongside Scandinavian masterworks and notable French and Italian designs.