Side Chair, "Easy Edges"
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Corrugated cardboard, pressed board, wood
designed 1971; manufactured ca. 1982
33 3/8 x 14 x 23 1/4 in. (84.8 x 35.6 x 59.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Frank Gehry (American, born 1929). Side Chair, "Easy Edges," designed 1971; manufactured ca. 1982. Corrugated cardboard, pressed board, wood, 33 3/8 x 14 x 23 1/4 in. (84.8 x 35.6 x 59.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 83.108.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.108.1_view2_bw.jpg)
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Chair formed from a single length of cross-laminated corrugated cardboard (27 layers); in profile a double S-curve, the upright back forming the beginning of the top S; the sides covered with a thin layer of pressed board; a wooden dowel serving as glide across rear of base.
CONDITION: Contact areas (back, seat, calves, and heels) have wear. General wear to cardboard with many split edges and rough spots.
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