Title: New American Furniture: The Second Generation of Studio Furnituremakers
Author: Edward S. Cooke, Jr. with preface by Alan Shestack, and foreword by Jonathan L. Fairbanks and Katharine Lane Weems
Publisher: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1990
Specs: 10"h x 10" Second Printing.
Details: Very good condition. Exhibition catalogue to accompany exhibition of the same name, originated by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, then travelled to the Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC and The Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, OH from 1989 - 1991.
Notes from the archive: This catalogue with the essay, "New American Furniture: Second Generation Studio Furnituremakers" by Edward S. Cooke Jr. defined the entire movement of American Studio Furniture. The exhibition selected twenty-five top studio furniture makers to design a new piece for the exhibition based on an existing piece of furniture from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston extensive collection. A ground breaking exhibition with extraordinary works by Garry Knox Bennett, John Cedarquist, John Dunnigan, Thomas Hucker, Michael Hurwitz, Tom Loeser, Wendy Maruyama, Alphonse Mattia, Judy Kensley McKie, Tommy Simpson, Edward Zucca and others. The catalogue includes photos and information on each artist and their work.