Title: Furniture By Wendell Castle
Author: Joseph Giovannini, Davira Taragin and Edward S. Cooke Jr. Foreword by Samuel Sachs and Essay by Wendell Castle
Publisher: Hudson Hills Press, New York. 1989.
Specs: 10.25" h x 10.25" Hardcover.
Pages: 152, 43 color plates and numerous additional color and black and white images
Details: First Edition. Out of Print. Brand new condition. Printed to accompany the exhibition originated by the Detroit Institute of Arts, continuing on to the Delaware Art Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester and the American Craft Museum. Catalogue includes checklist of the exhibition, bibliography, and exhibition history.
Notes from the archive: A well-documented and presented overview of Wendell Castle's work from his earliest wood sculptures through his stack laminated work, colorful fiberglass designs to his detailed fine furniture, and his magnificent tall clock series to his major public commissions including the 500,000 Commemorative Piano for Steinway & Sons. Insightful and detailed essays and beautiful color plates clearly delineate Castle's place as the father of art furniture.
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