Marc Newson Black Hole Table designed 1988  signed Marc Newson and numbered 2/10 to the base in silver ink carbon fibre  72 by 245.5 by 102.5 cm. 28 3/8 by 96 5/8 by 40 3/8 in.  This table is from an edition of 10, plus 2 artist's proofs and 1 prototype.
Lot 16† AR
Marc Newson
Black Hole Table
designed 1988

signed Marc Newson and numbered 2/10 to the base in silver ink
carbon fibre

72 by 245.5 by 102.5 cm.
28 3/8 by 96 5/8 by 40 3/8 in.

This table is from an edition of 10, plus 2 artist's proofs and 1 prototype.
Sold for £49,250 (US$ 81,720) inc. premium
Auction Details
Marc Newson Black Hole Table designed 1988  signed Marc Newson and numbered 2/10 to the base in silver ink carbon fibre  72 by 245.5 by 102.5 cm. 28 3/8 by 96 5/8 by 40 3/8 in.  This table is from an edition of 10, plus 2 artist's proofs and 1 prototype.
Lot Details
Marc Newson
Black Hole Table
designed 1988

signed Marc Newson and numbered 2/10 to the base in silver ink
carbon fibre

72 by 245.5 by 102.5 cm.
28 3/8 by 96 5/8 by 40 3/8 in.

This table is from an edition of 10, plus 2 artist's proofs and 1 prototype.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Patrick Brillet, London
    Acquired direclty from the above by the present owner

    "I see myself as a troubleshooter, a problem solver, a gun for hire, a fixer of design problems"

    Marc Newson, interviewed on Designophy.com, November 2009

    Undoubtedly one of the most successful designers of his generation, Australian Marc Newson is also arguably the most versatile. Over the last two decades he has turned his hand from everything to bicycles to cars, from aeroplanes to yachts, as well as producing many iconic items of furniture. Many of his designs blur the lines between furniture and sculpture, the Black Hole Table an obvious example of this, with Newson constantly pushing the boundaries between concepts of functionality and beauty. In addition, the current lot features Newson's innovative use of materials, for as well as being visually striking the table is incredibly light, the grand proportions of its sleek, sharp contours belying its feather-light weight.
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