Geraldo de Barros Sofa $42,500>
Gokelaere & Robinson

This rare rosewood sofa was designed by Geraldo de Barros and produced by Unilabor in 1955.

Born in Chavantes, Brazil, Geraldo de Barros (1923-1998) was a pioneer of experimental photography in Brazil and is one of the main exponents of the Concretism and abstract movements in the Brazilian avant-garde. In 1954, together with a Dominican Priest, he founded the Cooperativa Unilabor for the production of modernist furniture, with the goal of providing high-quality affordable furniture to all social classes.


DESIGNER/
Geraldo de Barros

 

DATE/

1955

MATERIALS/

Jacaranda, metal and fabric

DIMENSIONS/

220 x 65 x 73 cm

STYLE/

Historic

 

HERITAGE/

Brazil

$42,500

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