Baby Crosby Chair

Baby Crosby Chair

1999
Designer
Gaetano Pesce, Italian, 1939-
Born: La Spezia, Italy
Work Locations: New York, NY, Venice, Italy, Paris, France
Manufacturer
Gaetano Pesce Studio
Work Locations: New York, NY
Country
United States
chair
Rigid polyurethane resin and steel
Gift of Murray Moss, Moss, New York City
1999.110

Gaetano Pesce, Baby Crosby Chair, 1999. Rigid polyurethane resin and steel; 19 3/4 x 14 x 13 1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Murray Moss, Moss, New York City, 1999.110.

Dimensions
height: 19 3/4 in, 50.165 cm; width: 14 in, 35.5600 cm; depth: 13 1/2 in, 34.29 cm
Department
Architecture and Design
Collection
Architecture and Design

The brightly colored Crosby chairs sum up Gaetano Pesce’s approach to design. They are made of pliable resin, an industrial synthetic material, treated as if it were a craft material. The colors, details, and dimensions of each chair are unique, while a mold allows for serial production. Pesce made adult and children’s Crosby chairs, which were named for the street address of his New York studio.

Known Provenance
Gifted 1999 by (MW Moss, Ltd.), New York to the Denver Art Museum.

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