Gaetano Pesce Moloch Floor Lamp 1970-71

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Pesce imagined this floor lamp as a giant version of an ordinary desk lamp. Take turns describing what you notice about it. Then share how being near the super-sized lamp makes you feel. Pesce made the lamp larger-than-life to call attention to the desire some people feel to buy lots of things. Would you want a lamp this big in your home? Why or why not?

Kids label from 2022
Bracciodiferro S.r.L., Genoa, Italy
Metal alloy and steel
90 1/2 x 112 7/8 x 33 7/8" (229.9 x 286.7 x 86 cm)
Gift of the manufacturer
Object number
© 2024 Gaetano Pesce
Architecture and Design

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