Coraggio in the Press

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July 16, 2014

On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, works by Linus Coraggio were featured in the photo triptych that accompanied the New York Times’ coverage of the opening of the new Buddy Warren Inc. shop at 171 Chrystie St. on the Lower East Side.

Five Coraggio pieces were included in the photograph:

  1. “King Chess Set” Chair
  2. “Action Figure” Mirror
  3. “Queen Chess Set” Chair
  4. “White Copper and Black Sun Queen” Chess Set
  5. “Glass Wheel” Chopper
Click here to view the full article on the Times’ website.

September 24, 1995

A New York Times article about the last days of Gas Station/Space 2B

Coraggio quote:

“This is one of the last venues for unusual art work, alternative parties and experimentation.”

Click here to read article on The New York Times' website.

July 12, 1994

A New York Times Fashion Section cover article on Yeohlee featured a photo of the designer posing on a Linus Coraggio chair

May 12, 1988

A nice profile by Suzanne Slesin for The New York Times.

Of Coraggio’s artworks, she writes, “sometimes tough and predatory-looking, they can also be lyrical and romantic.”

She also makes specific mention of Coraggio’s “Hammer & Sickle” Chair.

Coraggio quote:

“[some of my chairs] have got to be uncomfortable—people in New York don't sit down very long anyway.”

Click here to read article on The New York Times’ website.

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