Crisis stoel : Corona pink

Crisis stoel : Corona pink

<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;user-select:text;-webkit-user-drag:none;-webkit-tap-highlight-color:transparent;white-space-collapse:preserve;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:11pt;line-height:18.4px;font-family:Arial, Arial_EmbeddedFont, Arial_MSFontService, sans-serif;font-variant-ligatures:none !important;" class="TextRun SCXW128862385 BCX0" lang="EN-GB" data-contrast="auto"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;user-select:text;-webkit-user-drag:none;-webkit-tap-highlight-color:transparent;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" class="NormalTextRun SCXW128862385 BCX0">Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the 2010 banking crisis, Piet Hein Eek created a series of ‘crisis furniture’: affordable furniture assembly sets, to be put together by the buyer. But as it turned out, people preferred to buy ready-made furniture, and the designer was left with lots of DIY sets. When corona erupted, the world was once again in the throes of a crisis. For Eek it was an opportunity to bring out his crisis furniture pieces again. This time painted pink, the sets now serve as the </span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;user-select:text;-webkit-user-drag:none;-webkit-tap-highlight-color:transparent;white-space-collapse:preserve;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:11pt;font-style:italic;line-height:18.4px;font-family:Arial, Arial_EmbeddedFont, Arial_MSFontService, sans-serif;font-variant-ligatures:none !important;" class="TextRun SCXW128862385 BCX0" lang="EN-GB" data-contrast="auto"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;user-select:text;-webkit-user-drag:none;-webkit-tap-highlight-color:transparent;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" class="NormalTextRun SCXW128862385 BCX0">Corona Crisis Collection</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;user-select:text;-webkit-user-drag:none;-webkit-tap-highlight-color:transparent;white-space-collapse:preserve;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:11pt;line-height:18.4px;font-family:Arial, Arial_EmbeddedFont, Arial_MSFontService, sans-serif;font-variant-ligatures:none !important;" class="TextRun SCXW128862385 BCX0" lang="EN-GB" data-contrast="auto"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;user-select:text;-webkit-user-drag:none;-webkit-tap-highlight-color:transparent;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" class="NormalTextRun SCXW128862385 BCX0">.</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;user-select:text;-webkit-user-drag:none;-webkit-tap-highlight-color:transparent;white-space-collapse:preserve;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:11pt;line-height:18.4px;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" data-ccp-props="{" class="EOP SCXW128862385 BCX0">&nbsp;[text 2023]</span>

Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the 2010 banking crisis, Piet Hein Eek created a series of ‘crisis furniture’: affordable furniture assembly sets, to be put together by the buyer. But as it turned out, people preferred to buy ready-made furniture, and the designer was left with lots of DIY sets. When corona erupted, the world was once again in the throes of a crisis. For Eek it was an opportunity to bring out his crisis furniture pieces again. This time painted pink, the sets now serve as the Corona Crisis Collection. [text 2023]

This object is now not on display in the museum

Title

Crisis stoel : Corona pink

Artist

Piet Hein Eek (Purmerend 1967)

Dating

2020

Material and technique

plaatmateriaal, verf

Object number

35437

Object type

meubilair, zitmeubel, stoel

Acquisition

aankoop met steun van de BankGiro Loterij 2020

Dimensions

hoogte 82 cm

breedte 41 cm

diepte 53 cm

Inscriptions and markings

    Exhibitions

    • Stoel neemt stelling, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2023 - 2024

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    https://hdl.handle.net/21.12130/collect.A25BD41E-BC88-4E16-989D-8BED9001D797

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