Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Chicago, IL, United States
DoneThu, Apr 8, 2010 5:00 PM GMT
Wright's Eames auction celebrates the work of Charles and Ray Eames. The sale will feature the Research Archive of John and Marilyn Neuhart alongside fine examples of major furniture forms, Eames oddities and other related works. As archivists of Eames Office output for more than 30 years, the Neuhart's meticulously chronicled the work of Charles and Ray Eames and compiled thousands of images, original ephemera, films and documents. The Neuhart's amassed nearly 100 binders containing photographs, copies, negatives and clippings of nearly all Eames Office production as well as thorough records of the 1976 exhibition Connections: the Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames, a scenic cloud backdrop from the Eames Office, a scale model of the Eames Office as it was at the time of Charles Eames death in 1978 and a copy of the complete inventory of Eames' projects for the IBM Corporation including records from the Mathmatica exhibition. The Eames Design Archive of John and Marilyn Neuhart is a comprehensive and scholarly collection that attests to the Eames' iconic reputation as leaders in mid-twentieth century design.