Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection

Vermelha chair

  • Designed by Fernando and Humberto Campana (Brazilian, b.
    1961, b. 1953 )
    Manufactured by Edra
    Designed in Brazil, 1993,
    Manufactured in Italy, 2007
    Steel structure, hand-woven and dyed cotton rope
    Chair courtesy of Edra
    Photo: Andrew Garn

  • This piece incorporates many aspects of weaving: intertwined threads form the ropes, which are then hand-woven into upholstery. Five hundred meters of red cotton ropes are used to create these random looking loops, but, in reality, there is a structured method in the rather chaotic padding.

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The above tags were provided by the Campana Brothers as an alternative way of organizing the objects in the exhibition.