Rockler Furniture of Sam Maloof Book

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Furniture of Sam Maloof Book

SKU: 32546 ID: 479644449 UPC: 9780393732146

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.About the Author: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.Includes: Foreword Introduction Background, 1916-46 Emergence, 1947-52 Growth, 1953-60 Expansion, 1961-74 Achievement, 1975-84 Legacy, 1985-2000 Notes Bibliography Index

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