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Constantin Boym, Buildings of Disaster

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Constantin Boym, Buildings of Disaster

Lot 0017 Details

Description
Constantin Boym collection of twenty-five original models for the Buildings of Disaster series
Russia/USA, 1997-2010
lacquered wood, beech, resin, acrylic, brass
11.5 w x 6 d x 1.5 h inches
The present lot is comprised of twenty-four unique, handmade prototypes used for making the molds for the Buildings of Disaster editions plus one model for The Obama White House, a souvenir made to celebrate Obama presidency. Made by Constantin Boym, these one-of-a-kind works are completed in a variety of finishes and materials. Signed and titled to underside of each example: [C. Boym].
Literature: Curious Boym: Design Works, Boym, Hall and Holt, ppg. 92-103 America, Boym, ppg. 130-145 Strangely Familiar: Design and Everyday Life, Blauvelt et. al., ppg. 262-277 Telling Tales: Fantasy and Fear in Contemporary Design, Williams, ppg. 10-11, 15, 107-110 Super Stories, Kunsboek, ppg. 77-80 Blown Away, Duggan and Fox, ppg. 88-98 NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, Yuzna, ppg. 55-56 Design Culture Now, Lupton and Albrecht, unpaginated
Provenance: Collection of the artist
Condition
Condition of the item is not included in this description.Condition reports are available from Wright upon request.Wright strongly recommends that you review a condition report for each item on which you plan to bid. Email condition@wright20.com to request a condition report.
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Constantin Boym, Buildings of Disaster

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000
May 19, 2015
Starting Price $7,500
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Est. $15,000 - $20,000Starting Price $7,500
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Lot 0017 Details

Description
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Constantin Boym collection of twenty-five original models for the Buildings of Disaster series
Russia/USA, 1997-2010
lacquered wood, beech, resin, acrylic, brass
11.5 w x 6 d x 1.5 h inches
The present lot is comprised of twenty-four unique, handmade prototypes used for making the molds for the Buildings of Disaster editions plus one model for The Obama White House, a souvenir made to celebrate Obama presidency. Made by Constantin Boym, these one-of-a-kind works are completed in a variety of finishes and materials. Signed and titled to underside of each example: [C. Boym].
Literature: Curious Boym: Design Works, Boym, Hall and Holt, ppg. 92-103 America, Boym, ppg. 130-145 Strangely Familiar: Design and Everyday Life, Blauvelt et. al., ppg. 262-277 Telling Tales: Fantasy and Fear in Contemporary Design, Williams, ppg. 10-11, 15, 107-110 Super Stories, Kunsboek, ppg. 77-80 Blown Away, Duggan and Fox, ppg. 88-98 NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, Yuzna, ppg. 55-56 Design Culture Now, Lupton and Albrecht, unpaginated
Provenance: Collection of the artist
Condition
...
Condition of the item is not included in this description.Condition reports are available from Wright upon request.Wright strongly recommends that you review a condition report for each item on which you plan to bid. Email <a href="mailto:condition@wright20.com">condition@wright20.com<mailto:condition@wright20.com></a> to request a condition report.

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