The face of high end sports art has a new name and it's called ARMORI STEELE.
Montreal based company offers high-end, rare and expensive sports memorabilia items in a form and fashion that the world has never seen. Bringing a wind of freshness into the world of fine arts and sports memorabilia, ARMORI STEELE (AS) celebrates the marriage between modernism, interior design and sports art.
Co-founder, Andy Chung, mentions that AS' vision is to present sports art, canvases and collectibles in a way that changes the face of a room.
At it's annual 2017 Sports Art Unveiling in Montreal's upscale Patrick Mikhail gallery, the company unveiled the ULTIMATE homage to F1 driver's great, Ayrton Senna.
In fact, the company presented a crash piece from Senna's Williams FW16 nosecone. A car that was destroyed after Ayrton Senna's fatal accident on May 1st, 1994 in Imola. The nose cone was even exposed at the Official Ayrton Senna museum at the US Grand Prix, in the past. The nose-cone labeled at $75,000 is matched with a helmet painted by Sid Mosca, the original painter that painted Ayrton Senna's iconic yellow and green helmet. The helmet has become a symbol of an undying desire to win.
The Ultimate Ayrton Senna collection has a total price tag of $120,000 USD and compromises of:
- 1994 nosecone from Imola 1994, Williams FW-16
- 1994 Sid Mosca painted collector helmet
- 1993 autographed Ayrton Senna helmet, Shoei X4, Snell rated from the era
- Original 1994 Imola GP poster from the tragic accident
- (2) custom built display podiums with a 24k pure gold plated lining
- Time Magazine article detailing the fatal accident
Interested buyers can acquire the Ultimate Senna package upon private request only