Seated / Mingei
The survey includes over 100 examples of seating from a wide range of cultures and time periods.
Early modern, Bauhaus, Memphis and contemporary.
Lawrence Hunter, from Dave Hampton's (Objects USA) collection
Isamu Noguchi rocking stool from David Skelly's (Boomerang) collection.
Maurice Martine -- that's mine
My Eugene Weston stool looks pretty important on that pedestal
Douglas Deeds, 1961
Seating from long ago and far away.
There's a lot more to see, including seating by George Nakashima, Sam Maloof, Sori Yanagi, Hans Wegner, and many more.
Rob Sidner, the Musuem’s director, curated the exhibit and really put together a fine group of examples.
Please be Seated is on view until February 9th.
Also, If you haven't seen C. CARL JENNINGS, CALIFORNIA ARTIST-BLACKSMITH, this is
your chance to see two great exhibits.