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- DescriptionConfessions of a conisseur Insiders' tips: discover the world of design with the help of thirty-two international experts and learn why the most valuable furniture is t what you think it is Adam Lindemann s second volume is the follow-up toCollecting Contemporary, an unprecedented success, introducing the lay reader to collecting contemporary art, with tell-all interviews by the biggest players in the global art market. The idea for this volumecame when he was furnishing his new house. Art collectors like myself who hung beautiful contemporary paintings on their walls suddenly saw their furniture look sad and tired, Lindemann writes in his preface, relating how hobby became passion and an overwhelming desire to kw everything. Which is how this latest volume manages to give such a perfect introduction into collectible design it follows the path its author took. Today s design market has its roots in the late eighteenth century: artists created porcelain pieces in editions that became in high demand. From Art Deco to the Wiener Werkstatte, Bauhaus to the Eameses, the French modernists, and a whole bunch of designers many haven t heard of yet, this volume is the best guide to the collectability and overall desirability of design for conisseurs and amateurs alike. Collecting Design tells all about an addictive occupation, vintage pieces vs. limited editions, the big names and what to keep an eye on, all from the perspective of a passionate collector meeting market luminaries for in-depth conversations his fellow collectors (Bru Bischofberger, Michael Boyd, Peter M. Brant, Dennis Freedman, Dakis Joanu, Reed Krakoff, Ronald Lauder), the dealers (Anthony DeLorenzo, Suzanne Demisch, Ulrich Fiedler, Barry Friedman, Didierand Clemence Krzentowski, Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman, Murray Moss, Patrick Seguin, Alasdhair Willis), select tastemakers (Jacques Grange, Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld, Peter Mari, Robert Rubin, Ian Schrager, Axel Vervoordt), and auction experts (Gerti Draxler from Dorotheum, Vienna, Philippe Garner from Christie s, Peter and Shann Loughrey from LAMA, Los Angeles, Alexander Payne from Phillips de Pury, Richard Wright, James Zemaitis from Sotheby s). Lindemann writes: Sitting down for hours with 32 experts, I can w discuss the finer points of Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann versus Eileen Gray, Carlo Molli versus Gio Ponti, of Marc Newson versus Ron Arad, and so on. I hope you will enjoy and profit from this fascinating field as much as I have.
- Author BiographyAdam Lindemann is a New York-based entrepreneur and financier, who started collecting tribal art as well as works of artists of the '80s before turning to contemporary art, his passion for several years and the impetus for his previous TASCHEN title, Collecting Contemporary. His love of iconic design was sparked while furnishing a new house several years ago; ever since he has been consumed by a burning desire to know everything about the subject.
- Author(s)Adam Lindemann
- PublisherTaschen GmbH
- Date of Publication25/10/2010
- SubjectDesign & Commercial Art
- Place of PublicationCologne
- Country of PublicationGermany
- ImprintTaschen GmbH
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight894 g
- Width226 mm
- Height168 mm
- Spine32 mm
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