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These chairs aren't made only for sitting down! They're items of paintings intended to thrill the eyes, stretch the mind's eye, and infrequently tickle the partiality. From vintage kinds to groundbreaking creations from sleek innovators, this most up-to-date access within the 500 sequence offers a blinding selection of modern chairs from today's prime furnishings makers. the world over famous furnishings fashion designer Craig Nutt has chosen the breathtaking examples—by such revered names as Sam Maloof (a walnut rocking chair), Garry Knox Bennett (two ladderback chairs), and Andrew Muggleton (his “Balustrade Chaise")—and they're breathtaking. Judy Kensley McKie contributes a funky “Monkey Chair" in walnut and bronze, with hands formed like those playful animals. And Gord Peteran's wittily named “Electric Chair" is available in tubular steel…and incorporates a lightbulb!

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F) David P. Barresi Rocking/Arm Chair I 2003 36 X 56 X 48 INCHES (90 X 140 X 120 CM) Ash, leather PHOTO BY DIETRICH FLOETER o o L1'1 Benjamin Strear Cantilever Rocker I 2005 30 X 17 X 60 INCHES (7S X 43 X 150 CM) White oak PHOTO BY MARK JOHNSTON (/) 0:::

J') David J. lunin Corner Chair I 2002 30 X 27 X 27 INCHES (75 X 69 X 69 CM) Tiger maple PHOTO BY GINI WOY Tim Hintz Corner Chair I 2005 40 X 18 X 18 INCHES (100 X 46 X 46 CM) Red oak, hickory bark PHOTO BY ARTIST 40 (/) 0::

J') Alan Bradstreet Willow Chair I 2001 53 X 33 X 30 INCHES (133 X 83 X 75 CM) Willow, aspen PHOTO BY DENNIS GRIGGS o o If) Margaret Matson Cherimoya I 1998 12 X 7 X 7 INCHES (31 X 18 X 18 CM) Basswood, cherimoya branches, paint PHOTOS BY SCOTT MCCLAINE 38 I "Bends" appears to be squeezing and compressing to support a person who isn't there. I think of it as a soft grid of wood being formed by the sitter's weight. I took the moment of reaction and froze it. J') David J. lunin Corner Chair I 2002 30 X 27 X 27 INCHES (75 X 69 X 69 CM) Tiger maple PHOTO BY GINI WOY Tim Hintz Corner Chair I 2005 40 X 18 X 18 INCHES (100 X 46 X 46 CM) Red oak, hickory bark PHOTO BY ARTIST 40 (/) 0::

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