Prototype for "First" Chair, 1982

  • Michele de Lucchi, Italian, born 1951
  • Memphis/Milano, Italian

Aluminum and wood

  • Overall: 35 × 26 × 19 inches (88.9 × 66 × 48.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Clarence L. and Henrietta C. Ascher Fund, Andrew L. and Gayle Shaw Camden Contemporary and Decorative Arts Fund, Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman Fund, and funds from Jonathan Holtzman, Mark Neithercut, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert (Buzz and Jan) Silverman, Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman, Lillian Shaye-Hirsch and Bernard Hirsch, Mary Denison, Maurice Cohen, Larry and Susann Spilkin, Mr. and Mrs. David Goldburg and Mrs. Paul Zuckerman

1988.13

Department

Contemporary Art after 1950

  • Circles (plane figures)
  • Spheres
  • Wood
  • Aluminum
  • Chair

(Urban Architecture, Inc., Pontiac, Michigan, USA)

1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 64, no. 2/3, 1988, p. 28, fig. 19, (ill).

workshop of Memphis/Milano; Michele de Lucchi, Prototype for "First" Chair, 1982, aluminum and wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Clarence L. and Henrietta C. Ascher Fund, Andrew L. and Gayle Shaw Camden Contemporary and Decorative Arts Fund, et al., 1988.13.