Wright

Wright is the premier auction house specializing in modern and contemporary design. Wright was founded in 2000 by Richard Wright, whom with more than 30 years of experience is widely recognized as the expert in modern design. Since its founding in 2000, Wright has sold more than 40,000 lots across the spectrum of 20th and 21st century art and design and has pioneered whole fields of collecting, transforming the market for modern design. Rooted in their history of selling architect designed furniture from Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry, Wright introduced the sale of Important Architecture at auction. Wright has successfully sold Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House 21, offered Louis Kahn’s Esherick House to wide acclaim and brought the Empire State Building archive to auction.

Wright champions the preservation of Modern Architecture in America and has a unique niche in the architecture market. Beginning with their very first sale, Wright has continuously handled art of the 20th century. From Bertoia to Warhol, Wright has presented fine art of the past century at auction with strong and dependable results and holds a distinctive place within the market. Through their catalogs, photography, website, essays and curated sales, Wright embraces the creative spirit of design and constantly strives to present works in innovative, fresh and informative ways. Coupled with Wrights expertise, their creativity allows them to approach things differently further distinguishing Wright within the auction industry

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Celebrate and explore Frank Lloyd Wright's vision of Chicago
Chicago's landscape is peppered with the pioneering design of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. This year, to mark the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth, the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust have an exciting program of events which delve into the mind of this early modern design genius.
Dillon Boy: From Mickey Mouse to Mr President
So how did a teenage boy's love for comic books lead him to become one of his generation's most prominent street artists, capturing President Barack Obama with his spray can?
Tropic Thunder
Shake off the cobwebs this January, as we predict tropical interiors will be causing quite the storm.
6 beautiful homes and 6 issues of House & Garden for £6
Over 570 000 readers turned to House & Garden for inspiration, why not join them?
From the ashes: Restored fireplaces
With salvage antiques and architectural pieces making their way into the most stylish of homes, check out Barnebys guide to reclaimed interior design.

Realised prices "Wright "

Le Chat Maitre d’Hotel
Diego Giacometti\nLe Chat Maitre d’Hotel\nSwitzerland, 1961\ncast bronze with brown patina\n4 w x 10.5 d x 12 h inches\nCast signature to base: [Diego].\nprovenance: Acquired directly from the artist in the 1970s by Mr. & Mrs. Lee Kolker, New York | Acquired from the previous in 1986 by Delorenzo Gallery, New York | Jay Spectre, New York | Private collection, Toronto\nliterature: Diego Giacometti, Marchesseau, ppg. 120-121, 193 Wright
Floor lamp
Stilnovo\nFloor lamp\nItaly, c. 1955\nenameled steel, brass, travertine\n30 dia x 80 h inches\n\nLiterature: L'Arredamento Moderno, Quarta Serie, Aloi, fig. 201 Wright
Sofa
Edward Wormley\nSofa\nDunbar\nUSA, 1940s\nmahogany, upholstery\n73 w x 31 d x 29 h inches\n\nCustom ordered by a Chicago client, these Wormley sofas display the formal elegance of the modern designer. Wright
Truffala floor lamp
cast and patinated aluminum Wright
Untitled (Important Bush Form)
Harry Bertoia\nuntitled (Important Bush Form)\nUSA, c. 1970\nwelded copper and bronze with applied patina\n17 w x 17.5 d x 26 h inches\nSold with a title of authentication from Bertoia Studio.\nprovenance: Eleanor Torrey West, Ossabaw Island, Georgia | Private collection, New York Wright

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Wright Chicago
1440 W Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60642
T 312 563 0020
F 312 563 0040
Wright New York
980 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10075
T 212 585 0200
F 312 563 0040
wrightny@wright20.com
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