Wendell Castle at Design Miami/
5 - 9 December '12
R 20th Century presents the work of Wendell Castle (they are also presenting Joaquim Tenreiro and David Wiseman) at DesignMiami/ 2012, 5-9 December.
Along with the galleries selection of work, Wendell Castle will be in conversation with Alastair Gordon on Friday 7, December from 6-7pm as a part of the DesignTalk. Design Pioneers Program.
For those of you who will miss out on the talk and/or Design Miami/ check out this great book highlighting 20 years of Wendell Castle's career.
Wendell Castle: Wandering Forms--Works from 1959-1979
Published on the occasion of Castle's 80th birthday this year and his retrospective exhibition at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, this publication is the first in 20 years devoted to the designer's work. The book focuses on Castle's exceptional early works in wood and fiberglass, which transformed the way we look at furniture and its making. Essay by Alastair Gordon, Introduction by Evan Snyderman.
Unique floor lamp in hand-carved and stack-laminated walnut with glass globe. Designed and made by Wendell Castle, Rochester, New York, 1970. Signed and dated, "WC 70."
"Leotard" table in red gel-coated fiberglass-reinforced plastic, made in an edition of 6. Originally designed in 1968 by Wendell Castle, Rochester, New York. Signed "2nd Ed. 1/6, 1969."
Early "Kangaroo" chair in hand-carved walnut and slung leather. Designed and made by Wendell Castle, Rochester, New York, 1962. Signed and dated, WC 62. One of the first three chairs produced by Wendell Castle.
Unique jewelry boxes in stack-laminated walnut. Designed and made by Wendell Castle, Rochester, New York, 1973 and 1975. Signed and dated "WC 73" and "WC 75."
Low table in stack-laminated walnut. Designed and made by Wendell Castle, Rochester, NY, 1972. Signed and dated "WC 72."
Unique sculptural coffee table in stack-laminated walnut. Designed and made by Wendell Castle, Rochester, New York, 1966. Signed and dated, "WC 66."