"EVENT HORIZON" Mod. No. MN-13EHT | Sotheby´s

Sotheby´s-"EVENT HORIZON" Mod. No. MN-13EHT

Estimated value: 300,000—500,000 US$

Auction:
Important 20th Century Design

Sales date: 2006-12-15

Location:
New York

Lot number: 10

Design

MARC NEWSON
Launched in 1992
Manufacturer Pod

Architonic id

4107682

A unique artist's proof in yellow
Painted aluminum
Stamped MARC NEWSON POD EDITION EVENT HORIZON 1992
32 x 70 5/8 x 37 1/2 in. (81.3 x 179.4 x 95.3 cm)



Provenance:
Collection of the artist
Christie's New York, June 8, 2000, lot 263
William Bradley Pitt

Literature and References:
Phil Starling, “An American in Paris,” Blueprint, February 1994, p. 31
Jean Bond Rafferty, “Making Waves,” Harper’s Bazaar, April 1994, p. 140
Volker Albus and Volker Fischer, 13 nach Memphis, New York, 1995, p. 127
Alice Rawsthorn, “Marc Newson,” The International Design Magazine, January/February 1996, p. 70
Akiko Busch, “George Nelson Design Awards 1999,” Interiors, May 1999, p. 86
Alice Rawsthorn, Marc Newson, London, 1999, pp. 64-69 and p. 213
Claire Fayolle, “Marc Newson: Á Fond La Forme,” Beaux Arts Magazine, June 2000, p. 55
Anne Watson, "Marc Newson: Design Works," Powerline, Spring 2001, p. 5
Conway Lloyd Morgan, Marc Newson, New York, 2002, pp. 150, 157, and 170-171

Catalogue Note:
The example being offered is the third artist’s proof, which was later followed by an edition of ten in polished aluminum.
The Event Horizon table will be included as "MN - 13EHT - 1992," in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of limited editions by Marc Newson, currently being prepared by Didier Krzentowski of Gallery kreo, Paris
"My favourite table and the only one like this."
Marc Newson