Turin. Pinacoteca Giovanni e Mariella Agnelli. A Passion for JEAN PROUVE. From Furniture to Architecture: The Laurence and Patrick Seguin Collection. 280 pages, hundreds of color illustrations. 4to, cloth covered boards. 2013.
This beautifully produced volume, which presents the Seguins' Prouvé collection for the first time, provides a comprehensive overview of their holdings. An entire chapter is devoted to Prouvé works at the Seguins' Paris residence. Other sections include an examination of Prouvé's relevance to contemporary art; a chapter on Prouvé's Aluminum Métropole House; and a survey of around 40 pieces, most of which are prototypes or rarities. These are supplemented by archival documents, including sketches, models, and photographs. Also included is a wealth of photo-documentation of the exhibition this volume accompanies.
Item nr. 149028