RON ARAD
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Bodyguard 3, 2007
Polished and annodized red aluminum
55 x 75 x 43 inches
139.7 x 190.5 x 109.2 cm
Unique

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Ron Arad was born in Tel Aviv in 1951.  After studying at the Jerusalem Academy of Art (1971-73), he moved to London to study at the Architectural Association in London (1974-79).

 

In 1981, Ron Arad and Caroline Thorman co-founded the design studio “One Off Ltd.,” and in 1989, they established 'Ron Arad Associates'. He was professor of Design at the Hochschule in Vienna from 1994 to 1997, and is currently head of the Design Products Department at the Royal College of Art. He has designed for Kartell, Vitra, Moroso, Alessi, Cappellini and other leading industrial design companies.

 

His architectural projects include Yohji Yamamoto’s Y store in Tokyo, the Maserati Headquarters Showroom in Italy, the Tel Aviv Opera House foyer and Holon Design Museum in Israel.

 

His work is part of the collection of the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Metropolitan Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Vitra Design Museum, the Stedelijk Museum and the Tel Aviv Museum.

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January 19 - February 14, 2012
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
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July 22 - August 22, 2009
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
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November 7 - December 20, 2008
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
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February 23 - March 31, 2008
Friedman Benda and Demisch Danant, New York, NY
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September 19 - October 27, 2007
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
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September 15 - 30, 2006
Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, NY
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May 5 - June 24, 2005
Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, NY
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May 2 - June 10, 2005
Barry Friedman Ltd. / Phillips, de Pury & Company, New York, NY
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Design Museum Holon
2013
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Homes: design’s free spirit – Ron Arad interview
The Guardian
May 16, 2014
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Design with va-va-vroom
The Telegraph,
December 12, 2013
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Ron Arad, architect and designer - portrait of the artist
The Guardian,
July 23, 2013
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Crush Hour
Wall Street Journal,
July 20, 2013
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Things that make the world work
The Daily Telegraph,
June 29, 2013
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Ron Arad's Metallic Vision
New York Times Style Magazine,
June 19, 2013
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Ron Arad's Last Train arrives in Venice
Wallpaper,
May 28, 2013
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Video: Interview with Ron Arad
Azure Magazine,
May 13, 2013
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The Market
Modern Magazine,
Fall 2012
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Monumental Installation by Ron Arad
Artdaily,
August 1, 2012
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I Don't Want to Be Labeled, Except as a Genius
Metro,
July 12, 2012
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Bending the Rules: Ron Arad
Hunger TV,
July 2, 2012
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Curtain Call
Jerusalem Post,
June 27, 2012
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Holon Design Week 2012, Day One
Core77,
April 11, 2012
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Ron Arad talks with Reed Krakoff
Financial Times,
April 7, 2012
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A Curtain Call of Light and Sound
Wall Street Journal
August 12, 2011
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Ron Arad's Curtain Call - A Review
The Guardian
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Clouded House
Wallpaper*,
July 2011
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Sotheby’s London to Unveil Ron Arad’s New Design as Part of a Selling Exhibition of Isreali Design
Artdaily.org
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In Perspective: A Curator's Eye
Modern Magazine
Summer 2010
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Design Museum Holon/Ron Arad Architects
Arch Daily,
November 9, 2010
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Design Daredevil
Nuvo
March 3, 2010
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Ron Arad: Restless, Barbican Art Gallery, London
The Independent,
February 21, 2010
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Decade of Diversification
Financial Times, FT.com, January 15, 2010
January 15, 2010
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Ron Arad, Designer Pericoloso
Il Sole
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Design Time
artnet Magazine,
August 5, 2009
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Museum of Modern Art Presents First Major US Ron Arad Retrospective
Antiques and The Arts Weekly,
July 24, 2009
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Culture Watch. The State of the Arts Around the World
Departures Magazine,
May, 2009
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Interview with Ron Arad
Interview,
May, 2009
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Unlimited Edition
Financial Times,
April 19, 2009
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Designs for Loving
The Times, London
March 31, 2009
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The Secret of his Success
Interior Design,
February, 2009
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Ron's World
The Evening Standard Magazine,
January 16, 2009
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Nice Curves
Elle,
January, 2009
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Ron Arad at Centre Pompidou
I.D.
January, 2009
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The Year of Arad
DAMn,
January 2009
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The Artful Dodger
Clear Magazine
Issue 31, 2009
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Zähmung Eines Widerspenstigen
Architectural Digest Germany,
December, 2008 - January, 2009
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Les Meubles Sculptures de Ron Arad
Connaissance des Arts,
December, 2008
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Ron Arad. Artiste Designer
artpress,
December, 2008
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Interview with Marie-Laure Jousset
artdaily.org,
November 24, 2008
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Arad View
Women's Wear Daily,
November 20, 2008
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Ron Arad
Intramuros,
November, 2008
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Design Libre
Vogue Paris,
October, 2008
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Spin Wash
Wallpaper,
September, 2008
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The Design and Architecture
Men's Vogue, Italy,
April, 2008
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Ancient vs. Modern
Vogue Living Magazine (Special Issue),
Fall - Winter, 2006
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Ron Arad
Frame,
July, 2006
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Die Picasso des Mobeldesigns
AD Germany,
June, 2006
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High Limits: How Contemporary Art Collectors Are Changing Today's Design World
House and Garden, High Limits: How Contemporary Art Collectors Are Changing Today's Design World,
June, 2006
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Mirror Image Surface Magazine
Surface Magazine,
March, 2006
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Turning the Tables
ARTNews,
March, 2006
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Selling it to Connoisseurs, not Consumers Icon
ICON,
February, 2006
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Ron Arad and Design
Russian Press,
2006
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Out There: First Encounters Departures Magazine
Departures Magazine,
January, 2006
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Design.05 Miami
Blue Print Directory: Miami Design District Guide,
November, 2005
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Ron Arad's Material Pleasures
Art and Auction
June, 2005
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The Innovator: Ron Arad
Time: Style & Design Magazine
June, 2005
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Furniture Flair
Town & Country
May, 2005
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Design Resolutionary
The New York Times Style Magazine
Spring, 2005
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The Multifaceted Ron Arad Metropolis Magazine
Metropolis Magazine
April, 2005