SHIRO KURAMATA "FLOWER VASE #2" 1989

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Shiro Kuramata is one of the 20th century's most revered and distinctive designers.

While he was affiliated with Memphis Milano, exhibiting in several of their exhibitions, he is quite singular in his aesthetic and his contribution to 20th century design. 

Kuramata experimented with acrylic in the late 1960's but would return to it at the end of the 1980's.

His acrylic and glass vases were first exhibited at Galerie Yves Gastou in Paris, 1989. 

While these are later works in his illustrious and lengthy career, they are some of the most important and iconic pieces he created. 

"Flower Vase #2" is a fantastic piece from Kuramata's oeuvre and instantly recognizable by Design aficionados. 

It is arguably his most recognizable vase - with its asymetrical tube suspended in phantom bubble-gum pink acrylic. 

To see another example of one of Kuramata's signature acrylic vases/sculptures click here.

Questions about this piece? Contact us or call +1.844.440.4287

Acrylic and glass.

Japan, circa 1989

8.5"H 4.5"W 4.5"D

Very good condition.

 

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