PAIR of Aldo ROSSI 'PARIGI ' Armchairs 1989
Pair of PARIGI Chairs designed by Aldo Rossi. Italy, UniFor, 1989.
A rare pair of the PARIGI armchairs created by Aldo Rossi. Black painted aluminium tube frame with a self-supporting seat and backrest in polyurethane foam with a red paint finish. Only produced as a small series.
In the collection of the MOMA, N.Y.
Aldo Rossi (1931-1997) was born in Milan, where he graduated in architecture at the Politecnico di Milano. In 1970 he began teaching at several American universities, including Harvard and Yale. He held a number of prestigious positions, including director of the architecture section of the Venice Biennale in 1983, while dividing his architecture practice between public and private construction.
-P. & Ch. Fiell, 1000 Chairs, p. 608; Repertorio 1950–2000, vol. II., p. 415
-Domus, n. 712, gennaio 1990, pagina pubblicitaria
-Chiara Spangaro (a cura di), Aldo Rossi. Design 1960-1997, Silvana ed., 2022, pp.168-171.
Good vintage condition, signs of wear.