Orgone Stretch Lounge", 1993
Polished aluminum, enameled aluminum. 24 3/8 x 70 1/2 x 32 5/8 in. (61.9 x 179.1 x 82.9 cm). Produced by POD Edition, UK. Artist's proof number one of two for the edition of six. Underside impressed with Pod logo and "MARC NEWSON/POD EDITION/AP 1." This is the only example produced with black interior.
PROVENANCE The Gallery Mourmans, The Netherlands; Private Collection
LITERATURE Phil Starling, "An Australian in Paris," Blueprint, February 1994, front cover and p. 29; Volker Albus and Volker Fischer, 13 Nach Memphis: Design Zwichen Askese und Sinnlichkeit, Munich, 1995, p. 127; Alexander von Vegesack, et al., eds., 100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum Collection, exh. cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 1996, p. 172; Alice Rawsthorn, "Marc Newson," I.D. Magazine, January/February 1996, p. 70; Alice Rawsthorn, Marc Newson, London, 1999, pp. 90-93; Museu do Design: Luxo, Pop, Cool, De 1937 Até Hoje, exh. cat., Museu do Design, Lisbon, 1999, fig. 224; Conway Lloyd Morgan, Marc Newson, London, 2002, pp. 144-145; Louise Neri, ed., Marc Newson, exh. cat., Gagosian Gallery, New York, 2007, p. 64
The "Orgone Stretch Lounge" will be included as "MN - 8OSL-1993" in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of limited editions by Marc Newson being prepared by Didier Krzentowski of Galerie kreo, Paris. Phillips de Pury & Company would like to thank Marc Newson and Didier Krzentowski for their assistance in cataloging this lot.