Arts 220

Winnetka, IL

About Arts 220

Fern Simon opened ARTS 220 in 1987 with a passionate mission to promote modern art and design. Our emphasis is on finding exceptional forms with a modernist aesthetic and innovative materials that integrate art and industry. An early champion of mid-century European and American modernists, ARTS 220 continues to offer significant work by Marianne Brandt, William Spratling, Piero Fornasetti, Roger Capron, Gilbert Valentin, Jean Cocteau, Robert Nickle, Pierre Cardin, and Chanel among others. Our inventory includes fine art, ceramics, jewelry, metalwork, and glass. Fern ...Read More

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Eero Saarinen
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States Mid-Century Modern Stools
Aluminum, Wool
This iconic swivel stool, designed by Eero Saarinen, was first introduced by Knoll in 1958 as part of its Pedestal collection. It has become a modern design Classic. This rare exampl...
Jean Marais
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Vintage 1970-1979 France Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
A dramatic ceramic ashtray/sculpture with a rich iridescent black glaze in the shape of a foot by the French artist, director and sculptor Jean Marais (1918-1998). Marais was the mus...
Sgrafo Modern
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Vintage 1960-1969 Germany Modern Ceramics
Porcelain
A group of six white porcelain vases by the innovative designer Peter Muller for Sgrafo Modern. In 1955 two brothers, Peter and Klaus Muller opened a small porcelain factory in Ge...
Piero Fornasetti
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Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
A complete set of eight Fornasetti coasters depicting a reclining, biblical Adam. Fornasetti has created a fascinating, interactive ceramic jigsaw puzzle of the figure of Adam to be ...
Jindrich Halabala
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Vintage 1930-1939 Czech Republic Art Deco Models and Miniatures
Chrome, Metal
A four-piece set of miniature tubular furniture attributed to the Czech designer Jindrich Halabala (1903-1973). Halabala was a modernist Czech furniture designer who created function...
Erik Höglund
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Vintage 1960-1969 Sweden Modern Pitchers
Glass
A scarce, opaque blue glass pitcher by the Swedish artist Erik Hoglund (1932-1998). A simple, elegant example of modernist glass by this Swedish master. Signed. Reference: A si...
Sgrafo Modern
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Vintage 1960-1969 Germany Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
A sculptural Sgrafo Modern Korallenform vase with modernistic forms atop a circular, pod-like base. The unusual design recalls Gaudi's idiosyncratic forms. A bold, unique example of ...
Robert Bertholf
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1990-1999 United States Books
Paper
An important monograph on the Polish born/American painter and printmaker Julian Stanczak (1928-2017). Included are essays by Rudolf Arnheim, Harry Rand and Robert J. Bertholf. First...
Unknown
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Early 20th Century Unknown Art Nouveau Animal Sculptures
Bronze, Malachite
Continental miniature sculpture of a gilt bronze toy poodle with green agate eyes mounted to a malachite base. Animated animal figure with fine detailing.
Maurice Heaton
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Vintage 1930-1939 United States Art Deco Glass
Glass
A large, enameled glass plate by Maurice Heaton (American/Swiss 1900-1989), a pioneering craftsman in the American Studio Glass movement, who developed the innovative technique of fu...
Piero Fornasetti
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Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Porcelain
A vintage porcelain plate by Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) of his muse, Lina Cavalieri, winking at the viewer. Is she flirting or signaling a shared secret? This plate is #130 in his...
Alessi, Gio Pomodoro
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Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Sculptures
Stainless Steel, Resin
A stainless steel sphere with a yellow plastic interior designed by Gio Pomodoro for Alessi in 1972. Along with his brother Arnaldo Pomodoro, Gio (1930-2002) was a highly regarded I...

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