According to InventorSpot, the Belgian surrealist painter René François-Ghislain Magritte once said that he despised advertising and decorative furniture. This chair, inspired by the 'Son of Man' painting, is from Chilean architect and all-around creative good egg Roberto Sebastian Matta. It looks so good that you would never want to sit in it.
Implications - Fine art is no longer relegated to upscale galleries in renowned museums; designers have reinterpreted iconic paintings and works of art into functional furniture. By giving fans of fine art a new way to explore their passion, furniture designers are able to reach an underserved market of consumers who are willing to pay for a masterpiece.
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