Barcelona chair: The arrogance of modernism

16 May

In From Bauhaus to Our House, Tom Wolfe wrote:

“When you saw the holy object on the sisal rug, you knew you were in a household where a fledgeling architect and his young wife had sacrificed everything to bring the symbol of the godly mission into their home.”

Yes, but where do we sit?

Interesting link at: Curule seat

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Sella Curulis – Curule seat: Wood carved and gilded. Berlin around 1810. The design probably by Karl Friedrich Schinkel.

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