Oskar Lamp/Book rest. 1998
Steel, anodized aluminum, and glass,
7 1/3 x 13" (19 x 33 cm)
Manufactured by Ingo Maurer GmbH
Lent by Ingo Maurer GmbH.
Photo: Tom Vack, courtesy Ingo Maurer
Oskar consists of a freely rotatable aluminum reflector connected to a flexible metal arm. This allows for variable adjustment of the reflector, which protrudes from a flat aluminum stand which is shaped like a book. This lamp can be used as a bookend or can be positioned amongst the books.
© 1998 The Museum of Modern Art, New York