Artist/Designer: Ron Arad
b. 1951 Tel Aviv
Title: Big Easy, Volume 2
Medium: Cast Aluminum
Dimensions: Chair 6"h x 10.5" x 6.5"
Wood Crate 8.25"h x 11.25" x 8.75"
Manufacturer: Vitra Design Museum
Details: Edition originally planned for 1000 but less than 250 were ever made. Designed in 1988. 1:5 scale Limited Edition by the Vitra Design Museum from 1996. Series includes 4 works (Little Beaver by Frank Gehry, Big Easy by Ron Arad, Poltrona di Proust, and Lassu' by Alessandro Mendini). Very good condition. A matte finish with the look of a hand cast aluminum work. Signature R. Arad stamped in bottom of chair.
Notes from the Archive: The Big Easy is one of Arad's best known designs. First produced as a full size chair in steel in the early 80's from Arad's One Off studio, later offered in an edition, then manufactured by Moroso in both an upholstered and polyethylene version and then immortalized in this 1:5 scale limited edition by the Vitra Design Museum.
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