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Chair, from Copper series, 2015

This is a Chair. It was designed by Max Lamb.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Max Lamb and Johnson Trading Gallery as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2015. Its medium is nanocrystalline copper.

Inspired by natural elements, Lamb explores the process of furniture making by using raw materials and experimental techniques, resulting in a rough and tactile quality. To fabricate this copper chair, Lamb employed a process similar to electroplating to attract nanocrystalline copper onto a sculpted wax form, which was then melted away.

It is credited Courtesy of Max Lamb.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 86 × 46 × 47 cm (33 7/8 × 18 1/8 × 18 1/2 in.) (approx.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

This image has a Copyright statement: Courtesy of Max Lamb and Almine Rech Gallery, photo by Rebecca Fanuele

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