Inside Out: Understanding the Art of Furniture Making

Nov 2, 2018 - Feb 24, 2019

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Stingray Chair, Fredericia Furniture, design by Thomas Pedersen 2002.

The exhibition presents an exceedingly elaborate example of Neoclassical furniture in all of its individual parts. Their detailed virtuosity poses general questions about technique and workmanship as well as about aesthetic qualities of furniture design, revealing the essence of the art of furniture making: the timeless pleasure in elegantly curved veneer surfaces, in the artful presentation of the natural material of wood and in the mechanics of transformability as it still exists in part in today’s technically and industrially shaped furniture production.

(Photo © Fredericia Furniture.)

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