News about Knoll
NEW YORK – Auctions at Showplace has acquired the Estate of Peter Knoll, son of Hans Knoll, founder of Knoll Associates, a furniture and design company whose reputation for combining design excellence and technological innovation with mass production techniques attracted the talents of such luminaries as Harry Bertoia and Eero Saarinen. Peter Knoll, who died […]
NEW YORK — Architect and designer Frank Gehry (Canadian and American, b. 1929-) is best known for his building projects, such as the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, Spain’s Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and the Olympic Fish Pavilion in Barcelona. As he approaches his 94th birthday on February 28, Gehry is still at work on architectural […]
NEW YORK — Jens Risom (1916-2016) was one of the earliest and most prominent Scandinavian furniture designers to bring that timeless aesthetic to the United States. Yet, for all his talent and fame at the height of his decades-long career, he has been underappreciated when compared to his Danish compatriots, like Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen […]
GLEN COVE, N.Y. – A monumental 18-foot-long shark sculpture by contemporary artist RISK (aka Kelly Graval) will take center stage at the first sale of 2023 presented by Roland Auctions NY, which will take place Saturday, January 7. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.