Picasso Bull Console
Jason Phillips Wednesday 03 Nov 2010

Picasso Bull Console

Pablo Picasso sketched is a famous series of Bull plates made in December 1945. A deconstruction and devolution of the creature to an abstract geometry. Eleven lithographs in total become a masterwork of bringing realism to abstractionism. Since then, the bull has become a central theme of many of Picasso's future works. A mysterious metaphor, perhaps representing the heart of Spain and his own self image.

This reinterpretation is of the eleventh and final drawing, 'Plate XI'. Composed painstakingly to scale, and then extruded to make it dimensional, the piece can serve as a shelving unit or console.

Finished in black chrome to represent the sleek beast but also the charcoal lines of Picasso's works. Steel substructure. Limited to 11 pieces as homage to the grand master.

designer biog

Jason Phillips

<p>Jason was born in New York and grew up in the furniture industry. He Studied at the Huntington School of Fine Arts and spent a year at the Universidad de Sevilla in Seville Spain.</p> <p>Currently an active member of many furniture industry organizations, including the ASFD (American Society of Furniture Designers), the YLH (Young Leaders of Hospitality), and is a Board Member of the YHFP (Young Home Furnishings Professionals), Jason is also a founding member of the SFC (Sustainable Furniture Council)</p> <p>In 2005 he received a B.F.A. in Industrial Design and has been the winner of numerous industry awards over the years, most recently nominated as a finalist in the 20th Annual Pinnacle Awards.</p>