• Barstool Prototype
  • 2018
  • Polycarbonate, plywood, oak, steel hardware, and latex paint
  • 41.75 x 18.8125 x 20 inches (106 x 47.8 x 50.8 cm)
  • Crate Chair
  • 2018
  • ConEd Barrier, steel hardware
  • 24.375 x 26.75 x 31.25 inches (61.9 x 67.9 x 79.4 cm)
  • Lounge Chair
  • 2017
  • Plywood, latex paint, neoprene rubber, steel hardware, leather, latex foam, polyester mesh, ripstop nylon
  • 33 x 31 x 34 inches (83.8 x 78.7 x 86.4 cm)
  • Large Chawan Cabinet
  • 2014
  • English porcelain, temple white glaze, Nasa Red engobe, reduction fired, pine, latex, glass beads and museum glass
  • 73.5 x 76 x 9 inches (186.7 x 193 x 22.9 cm)
  • United States
  • 2013
  • Plywood, latex paint, steel hardware
  • 48 x 90 x 5.25 inches (121.9 x 228.6 x 13.3 cm)

Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs is a sculptor best known for his work inspired by icons of modernism and design. Using modest studio materials, Sachs creates parallel universes incorporating semi-functional sculpture, sometimes deployed by the artist and his studio assistants for interactive projects, as in Nutsy’s(2001-3) and Space Program(2007, 2012, 2016-17). He has had solo exhibitions at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas (2017-18), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (2016-17), Noguchi Museum, New York (2016), the Brooklyn Museum, New York (2016), the Contemporary Austin, Texas (2015), the Park Avenue Armory, New York (2012), Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (2009), Lever House, New York (2008), Fondazione Prada, Milan (2006), and the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (2003), the Bohen Foundation, New York (2002), SITE Santa Fe (1999) among others.His work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; and the Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway among others.His film_A Space Program_was released by Zeitgeist in 2016, offering viewers a glimpse into the artist’s studio practice, philosophy, and the narrative surrounding his 2012 project with Creative Time at the Park Avenue Armory. Sachs was born in New York in 1966, he lives and works in New York.