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Gerrit Th. Rietveld: Armchair

Gerrit Th. Rietveld (Dutch, 1888–1964). Armchair, circa 1917–18. Painted beechwood, 33 1/2 x 26 x 26 in. (85.1 x 66 x 66 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 71.73. Creative Commons-BY-NC

Evening Tour: "Becoming Modern: The Story of the Chair"

Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

A Museum Guide leads a free tour exploring the surprising story of the chair throughout history in the Decorative Arts Galleries and Period Rooms installation.