Illy Art Collection Espresso Cup & Saucer Set w/ Sugar Bowl. A truly " fantastic " collection, from the eclectic mind of David Byrne. The cups represent small colored Aliens which appear in our collective imagination. To complete the futuristic and humorous work, the artist also included a sugar bowl spaceship! Gift boxed set of four (4) espresso cups, saucers, sugar bowl and cover.Made in Germany by Rosenthal, each piece is SIGNED' David Byrne', dated' illy Art Collection 2001' and numbered' in the glaze' on the bottom. Designed by David Byrne for illy. BRAND NEW (never used) in original box. Byrne has illustrated the cups with very amusing and colorful faces of outer space visitors.
" Today, we are all Aliens ", says the artist, seeing these small Aliens on the cups, we can recognize parts of ourselves. You only have to look around to see that they are everywhere...On our t-shirts, in night clubs, on skateboards, in movies, on TV, in advertising... We are close to Aliens and they look rather friendly...
If you ever wondered what's inside an Alien's head, I can tell you -- it's coffee! PLEASE SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS BY CLICKING MY.
The item "Illy x DAVID BYRNE'Alien' 2001 Espresso Cup & Sugar Bowl Set Art Collection NIB" is in sale since Sunday, July 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Mugs, Cups". The seller is "thearteryfineart" and is located in Boston, Massachusetts.This item can be shipped worldwide.