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max bill wall clock with lines -


Aluminum, mineral glass, quartz movement
Made in Germany by Junghans

The work of max bill was a continuous balancing act between free art and applied art, between severe, reduced forms and flowing natural ones, between philosophical thinking and practical application. examining the subject of "time" was a fascinating challenge for max bill, and one that occupied him for decades. a remarkable example of his work is a wall clock he designed for junghans in 1956/57. rarely has the interplay of hour and minute been portrayed in a more stylized and elegantly simple way than with this clock, which can be seen today in the world's most important design museum - the museum of modern art.

max bill - a product of the bauhaus generation, pupil of walter gropius and kindred spirit of le corbusier and mies van der rohe - was a virtuoso designer and creative artist, as his diverse activities as a painter, architect, sculptor, teacher and designer amply demonstrate. his work is characterised by a clarity of design and precise proportions which are unrivalled to this day.

The Max Bill wall clock with lines features a polished aluminum housing, white aluminum dial, chromium plated pointer, mineral glass and a quartz clock battery-operated movement.

medium: 8.7" dia. | 2.25" d
large: 11.8" dia. | 2.25" d
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