marc newson at gagosian gallery marc newson at gagosian gallery
sep 22, 2010

marc newson at gagosian gallery

marc newson: transport gagosian gallery, new york on now until october 16th, 2010

kelvin40, 2003 a small idiosyncratic jet plane named after the main character in tarkovsky’s ‘solaris’ and commissioned by fondation cartier pour l’art contemporain all images courtesy of the gagosian gallery

‘transport’ brings together for the first time, the major projects and realized products for transport and human locomotion since 1999 by australian designer marc newson.

presented at the gagosian gallery, the major showing of this exhibition is the premier of the aquariva by marc newson, his reinterpretation of the famous leisure speedboats produced by the italian boatmaker riva.

installation view of the kelvin40 and MN special

situating aquariva by marc newson within the breadth and reach of his obsession with human and mechanical locomotion, ‘transport’ explores the full range of newson’s vehicle design; some which have been commissioned by international corporations specializing in aerospace, automotive and nautical design, and others designed for pure pleasure.

MN special, 2008 a lightweight carbon fiber bicycle designed for biomega

newson approaches design as an experimental exercise in extreme structure and advanced technologies, combined with highly tactile and exacting exploration of materials, processes and skills. as an industrial designer, he has a diverse design portfolio, from concept jets and cars to watches, footwear, jewelry, restaurants and aircraft interiors.

installation view of the MN special and aquariva by marc newson

aquariva by marc newson, 2010

back view of the aquariva by marc newson

ford 021c concept car, 1999

installation view of the ford 021c concept car and zvezdochka trainer for nike, 2004

installation view

interior view of the EADS astrium space plane prototype, 2007

exterior view of the EADS astrium space plane prototype, 2007

view of ‘transport’ exhibition at gagosian gallery

  • “Solaris” i wonder if that was tarkovski’s novel…
    it is Stanislaw Lems novel. isn’t it?

    Wo says:
  • yesss.. but the movie is…(russian version not american)

    suha says:
  • how ironic since Lem was Polish

    Ax says:

    Deepak says:

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