UFO Italy, 1969 enameled steel 39 w × 9 d × 21.5 h in (99 × 23 × 55 cm)
This lamp in blue is the earliest known example of this form; it was exhibited at the Salone di Mobile in 1971. In 1979, Studio Alchimia began producing this design in pink.
Signed to reverse: [Lapo Binazzi UFO 3].
Exhibited: Salone di Mobile, 1971, Milan | Rad Light: The Radical Lighting Collection of Jim Walrod, 31 March-19 April 2015, Patrick Parrish Gallery, New York | Lapo Binazzi, 27 September - 31 October 2016, R & Company, New York
Literature:Rad Light: The Radical Lighting Collection of Jim Walrod, Patrick Parrish Gallery exhibition catalog, pg. 9 illustrates this example The Italian Lamp: 1945-1985: A Collection, exhibition catalog, pg. 92 Studio Alchimia: Bau. Haus Art Collection, studio catalog, 1981, unpaginated
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