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Overview

Sam Maloof's sweeping sculptural chairs have become famous throughout the world for their exquisite design and craftsmanship. But his rise to fame was not instant, and his work of over 50 years comprises a broad range of furniture that few have seen. This book is a biography and retrospective on Maloof's illustrious career, from early efforts built from scrap wood in a dilapidated chicken coop, to the masterpieces he is famous for today. Hundreds of striking images and interesting stories highlight his work, his life and his legacy for all to enjoy. 270 pages. Softcover.

Author Jeremy Adamson holds a Ph.D. in the History of Art from the University of Michigan. He has written numerous other works on art, design, craft and their intersection. His work here represents the first thorough documentary of the life and work of Sam Maloof.

Contents:

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Background, 1916-46
  • Emergence, 1947-52
  • Growth, 1953-60
  • Expansion, 1961-74
  • Achievement, 1975-84
  • Legacy, 1985-2000
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Tech Spec

Manufacturer Part Number 0393732142
Weight (lbs) 3.7900
Cover Style Soft Cover
Pages 270 Pages
Author Sam Maloof
Topic Furniture

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