Houssein Jarouche’s Art-Filled São Paulo Apartment Is a Medley of Modernism

In the sitting area of the São Paulo, Brazil, apartment of furniture dealer and Estudio 20.87 co-founder Houssein Jarouche and wife Fabiana Mayer, Gender, a silkscreen collaboration between Jarouche and Abidiel Vicente, hangs above a Salvador Dalí chair. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

A pair of Brazilian 1970’s armchairs anchors the living room. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

In the sitting area, a Charles and Ray Eames chair and ottoman face Warhol Box, another collaboration between Vicente and Jarouche, who owns the furniture store MiCasa. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

Sergio Rodrigues’s 1973 chair stands on a Moroccan vintage rug next to prints by Frank Stella, Frank Roth, and Maurício Nogueira Lima. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

Slides, an oil on canvas by Luiz Zerbini, overlooks a ’60’s armchair by José Zanine Caldas and an Eames table. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

Andy Warhol’s 1969 serigraph, Cheddar Cheese, rests on the kitchen’s cast-concrete counter. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

Ada With Sunglasses by Alex Katz occupies the kitchen/dining area, with existing resin flooring. An Isamu Noguchi sofa and ottoman and Adam Goodrum’s multicolor chair furnish a corner of the adjoining sitting area. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

Jarouche and Vicente’s print Astronaut rests against the wall next to the master bedroom’s headboard upholstered in a Raf Simons wool. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

Seja marginal, seja herói (Be an Outlaw, Be a Hero) by Hélio Oiticica joins a Patricia Urquiola sofa in the media room. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

The Book of Love, Robert Indiana’s portfolio of prints, lies open on a Joaquim Tenreiro console in the living room. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

Near a gallery of prints by the likes of Allan D’Arcangelo, Ed Ruscha, Judith Lauand, and Hércules Barsotti is a Nigel Coates chair and a ’70’s bench manufactured by Móveis Cimo, a Brazilian company that was Latin America’s largest furniture-maker but closed in 1992. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.

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