New Documentary About Wharton Esherick
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A beautiful bold and graphic block print by Esherick.Courtesy of the Wharton Esherick Museum A few weeks ago was invited by my friend Daniella Ohad to attended a fascinating event at the New York School of Interior Design.
It was a screening, followed by a panel discussion, of a recently completed documentary about one of the most important sculptors-woodworkers of the 20th century.The documentary: I am known as an artist, Wharton Esherick was created by Carolyn Coal, and tells the story of the life and work of America's first Studio Furniture maker.
Photo by James Mario We use the term Studio Furniture to describe one-of-a-kind furniture that is unique both in shape and in meaning.Generally speaking, Studio furniture projects are laden with expressive tendencies, sculptural motifs, symbolism or other artistic statements, and are original and unique.
A studio furniture maker will invent new shapes rather than repeat historic patterns and will explore new forms, proportions and textures upon mimicking tried and trued methods of the past.Because of the artistic nature of many Studio works, the cost of these one-of-a-kind projects is not cheap.
Therefore, like renaissance age artists and artisans, Studio furniture makers also rely on patrons and benefactors...