Utopia: Lost and Found /01 April 2008

745

Gaetano Pesce

UP7 (Il Piede)
C & B Italia
Italy, 1969
polyurethane foam
63 w × 21 d × 31½ h in (160 × 53 × 80 cm)

This example was acquired from Misura, a flagship shop, which opened in the 1950s as the Italian government moved to stimulate social and economic development in the Mezzogiorno.

provenance: Misura, Italy

literature: Gaetano Pesce Architecture Design Art, Vanlaethem, pg. 52 discusses the UP series Repertorio 1950-1980, Gramigna, pg. 288

estimate: $2,000–3,000
result: $7,800

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