Images: Art Value (© ADAGP, Paris 2009)
Friday, 4 November 2011
We had always considered Bertoia's Bird Chair - or Model No. 423LU - to be a strange creature, an odd looking invention designed to provoke or merely grab one's attention, and to that end we'd written it off as nothing more than a little bit silly. But this design has really grown on us. In fact when we saw it here we positively thought it looked like the most comfortable of chairs, if not a little quirky. And what's so wrong with quirky ... huh, huh?