Marcel Wanders

Dutch (Boxtel, Netherlands, 1963)

Beginning with the Knotted Chair, a piece he designed for Droog Design in 1996, Marcel Wanders has infused the world of industrial design with Droog's trademark high-concept, dry-humored wit and his own brand of disturbing yet beautiful construction.

From June 3, 2013, through early 2016, SFMOMA's building on Third Street in San Francisco will be temporarily closed for expansion construction. Selected artworks in our collection are included in a range of off-site exhibitions during this period. We regret that the remainder of the collection will not be available for study during this time.

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