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Michael Anastassiades’ Mobile Chandeliers: In Perfect Equilibrium

The Mobile Chandelier collection from Michael Anastassiades is an ongoing investigation into balance and equilibrium that dates back to 2008.

Michael Anastassiades’ Mobile Chandeliers: In Perfect Equilibrium

BY Narelle Yabuka

16 January, 2020

Straight lines dominated the earliest examples of Michael Anastassiades‘ Mobile Chandeliers, but over the years a disciplined playfulness has seeped in via curves that enhance the dynamic nature of the pieces.

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The latest additions to the collection convey a similar subtlety with the gentle sweep of straight, slender rods into the slightest of arcs. 

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These delicate asymmetrical compositions of black-painted brass rods and mouth-blown opaline spheres are suspended in perfect balance – as Mobile Chandelier 14, 15 and 16  demonstrate superbly.

The pendant rod length is made to order. 

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