Frank Gehry (American, born 1929). <em>Side Chair, "Easy Edges,"</em> 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_view1_bw.jpg)

Side Chair, "Easy Edges"

Artist:Frank Gehry

Medium: Corrugated cardboard, pressed board, wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:designed 1971; manufactured ca. 1982

Dimensions: 33 3/8 x 14 x 23 1/4 in. (84.8 x 35.6 x 59.1 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 83.108.1

Image: 83.108.1_view1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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