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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Take a trip to Japan with Artcurial’s prints sale
Before manga, there was Ukiyo-e, Japan’s colourful prints that captured Western artists’ imagination in the 19th century. On 23 May, Artcurial will host an exceptional auction of fifty of these prints…
General Hospital Nostalgia
The longest running American soap opera still in production celebrates it's 55th anniversary! Prop Store, one of the world's leading film and television memorabilia companies hosts an auction dedicated to the series to celebrate. See what costumes and props from Hospital General can become yours!
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.

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Wall-mounted cabinet from l'Unité d'Habitation Air France, Brazzaville
Charlotte Perriand\nwall-mounted cabinet from l'Unité d'Habitation Air France, Brazzaville\nAteliers Jean Prouvé\nFrance, 1952\nmahogany, enameled aluminum, enameled steel\n40 w x 7 d x 34 h inches\nCabinet features two sliding doors concealing six adjustable shelves.\nprovenance: l'Unité d'Habitation Air France, Brazzaville, Congo | Private collection, Paris\nliterature: Charlotte Perriand: Un Art d’Habiter, Barsac, pg. 330 Wright
Joseph Meierhans\nUntitled\nUSA, 1946\npastel on paper\n14 h x 10 3/4 inches w inches\n\nSigned lower right, unframed Wright
Incised signature to lower edge 'Atang'. Signed with incised manufacturer's mark to underside 'Forestware 14'. This work was created in collaboration with Art in the Forest, a ceramic studio in Cape Town, South Africa and is part of the Forestware collection.\n\nglazed and incised earthenware Wright
Egg Chair and ottoman
Arne Jacobsen\nEgg Chair and ottoman\nFritz Hansen\nDenmark, 1958\nleather, aluminum\n35 w x 30 d x 42 h inches\n\nOttoman measures: 21 w x 15 d x 14 h inches. This early example features and integrated seat cushion and one-piece base. Signed with partial decal manufacturer's label to underside of ottoman: [Made In Denmark 0868 Fritz Hansen]. Wright
Tim Prentice\nStarfish\nUSA, 1992\naluminum\n14 dia w inches\n\nSigned and dated to side: [Prentice 92]. 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
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