Back to the Future

Coinciding with the 20th Century Decorative Arts Sale on April 20, the Sunset Boulevard galleries of Bonhams and Butterfields will present the panel discussion Blade Runner: Designing the Future on April 15.

Coinciding with the 20th Century Decorative Arts Sale on April 20, the Sunset Boulevard galleries of Bonhams and Butterfields will present the panel discussion Blade Runner: Designing the Future on April 15.

Exploring the groundbreaking themes and visual designs of Director Ridley Scott’s 1982 science fiction classic, the esteemed panel will include the Oscar-winning® producer of the film, Michael Deely, and legendary conceptual and industrial designer, Syd Mead. A vision of Los Angeles in the year 2019, many local landmarks, including The Bradbury Building, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House and Union Station, are featured in the film. Moderated by NPR and KCRW’s Frances Anderton, the event offers a preview to lots connected to the film, several of which will be sold to the benefit the Los Angeles Conservancy, including promotional posters and signed books.

Also up for bid at the April 20 auction, a Jack Rogers Hopkins single chair, a Paul Evans sculpted steel credenza, a monumental glazed ceramic bowl by Glen Lukens and a George Nakashima walnut settee.

For tickets to the special panel discussion or information on the 20th Century Decorative Arts Preview and Sale, call 323-436-5445 or visit bonhams.com.
 

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