Discobolus by Myron Atelier de moulage GrandPalaisRmn... - Lot 264 - Leducq Maison de ventes aux enchères

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Discobolus by Myron Atelier de moulage GrandPalaisRmn... - Lot 264 - Leducq Maison de ventes aux enchères
Discobolus by Myron Atelier de moulage GrandPalaisRmn (2024-), Konstantin GRCIC (b. 1965) "Discobolus by Myron Acrylic cement H. 167 cm W. 106 cm D. 62 cm Work executed for the exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg (Paris) "Match, Design & sport, une histoire tournée vers le futur" from March 13 to August 11, 2024, and produced by Ateliers GrandPalaisRmn in 2024. Our plaster cast is based on the best-known work from Antiquity, the discobolus by Athenian sculptor Myron, 5th century BC. Date of present print: 21st century Outdoor display possible : yes Condition: good Type of print: complete Konstantin Grcic (*1965) trained as a cabinetmaker at the John Makepeace School for Craftsmen in Wood before studying design at London's Royal College of Art. Since setting up his own design studio in 1991, he has designed furniture, products and lighting for leading design brands. Today, Konstantin Grcic Design is based in Berlin and is active in several fields, from industrial design to design publishing, exhibition design and collaborations in architecture and fashion. He works with manufacturers Artek, ClassiCon, Flos, Flötotto, Kettal, Laufen, Magis, Mattiazzi, Muji, Mutina, Nespresso, Plank, Serafino Zani and Vitra. In the fashion and lifestyle sector, his clients include Audi, Hugo Boss, Issey Miyake, Prada, Rado and smart/Daimler. Several of his projects have won international design awards, including the Compasso d'Oro, Designer of the Year (Maison et Objet, Paris) and the German Design Award. The world's leading design museums (including MoMA/New York, Centre Pompidou/Paris, Die Neue Sammlung/Munich) feature his creations in their permanent collections. Since 2020, Grcic has been a professor at Hamburg's University of Fine Arts (Hochschule für Bildende Künste), and has been appointed a member of Berlin's Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste) in 2021. This work will not be available for delivery until the exhibition is over, and the straps can of course be removed at the buyer's request.
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