Maria Pergay: Between Ideas And Design
Maria Pergay, Suzanne Demisch, Paul B. FranklinISBN: 0977329704;
At a recent auction, after two of Maria PergayAs 1970s steel chairs sold for seven times their high estimate, an observer told The New York Times that was A¬the most exciting bidding of the sale, because it was fashion.A® Over PergayAs 50-year-and-counting career, her sophisticated objects, furniture and dA»cor have brought her a following that has included Salvador DalA?, Pierre Cardin and King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, but they have only recently gained recognition among design collectors, curators and aficionados. Maria Pergay: Between Ideas and Design is the first in-depth survey of the designer's remarkable life and work. Beginning with the 1950s and continuing to the present, it features over 200 photographs of interiors and furniture, archival illustrations from her personal collection--most of which have never before been published--and a candid interview. The end product is equal parts authoritative reference, source of rare insight and aesthetic journey into the lifestyle of...
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