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Arco Floor Lamp

$3,395 Non-Member
$2,716 Member
Members save up to 20% & free shipping $35+
Member discount applies, but other discounts do not apply.
In MoMA's Collection Online Only

Arco Floor Lamp

$3,395 Non-Member
$2,716 Member
Members save up to 20% & free shipping $35+
Member discount applies, but other discounts do not apply.

Color:  Silver

Item# 23478-23478
Member discount applies, but other discounts do not apply.
Shipping surcharge of $332.00 
Special Order: Please allow 7-10 business days for shipping per item. This special order item is final sale and non-returnable.
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A street lamp was the springboard for the Arco Floor Lamp: that is, a ceiling lamp that does not require holes in the ceiling. The Arco Floor Lamp provides lighting by projecting its light source eight feet away from the base, leaving enough room underneath to serve dinner and sit at the table. Its adjustable stainless-steel shade and arm allow for both direct and indirect lighting. The hole in the marble base of the Arco Floor Lamp, designed to allow transport with a broom handle, has become one of the lamp's signature design elements. Featured in the Museum's collection, this lamp boasts a bold arc that still makes a sweeping statement more than 50 years after its creation.

Design is one of the highest expressions of twentieth-century creativity, and Achille Castiglioni is one of its greatest masters. His objects stand as clear examples of rigorous method, technical skill, exuberant talent, and wit, combined to achieve a beauty that is fulfilling on both a rational and an emotional level. His work exemplifies the ideal of good design. In 1997, The Museum of Modern Art presented the first museum retrospective of his work in the United States, a celebration not only of the designer, but of the entire discipline in which he excels. The Arco Floor Lamp requires one 100W A-21 Medium Silvered Bulb Incandescent (Included). Designed by Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for FLOS.
 

  • Designer
    Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
  • Size
    95h x 78.5"d globe 11.5"d
  • Material
    Stainless Steel
  • Origin
    Italy
  • Special shipping charge of $332.00
  • Shipping Method: Front Door Delivery
  • This item cannot be shipped outside of the contiguous U.S.
  • This item is final sale and non-returnable.

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Achille Castiglioni
Achille Castiglioni

Born in Milan in 1918, Achille Castiglioni is an internationally acknowledged master of Italian design whose work is represented in MoMA's collection. During his 52-year career, he designed and collaborated on nearly 150 design objects, from lamps to cameras to car seats. His work is known for combining simplicity with fun, along with close attention to how objects are used in real life. In 1997, MoMA launched the first individual retrospective of his work with the exhibition Achille Castiglioni: Design! Prior to that, his designs were featured in numerous exhibitions at the Museum, including The Modern Movement in Italy: Architecture and Design (1954) and Recent Acquisitions: Design (1967-8 and 1970-1). Castiglioni’s work has had a significant impact on the history of the applied arts and has taught generations about good design.

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