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Artist of the moment……Shiro Kuramata

Shiro Kuramata was one of the most influential interior designers of the 20th century born in Japan in the year 1934.

One of his most successful designs was the “How High is the Moon Chair.” Below is an example of this style of chair.

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Kuramata was among the most experimental designers using materials like steel to produce couches and other interior furnishings.

Shiro Kuramata passed away in 1991.

In the beginning of this clip are credits and a few images of the artist. I would move ahead to 1:25 and you may view some Kuramata’s most famous works including the chair Miss Blanche.

price range information: Works range from $20,000 to $260,000.

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