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Not Your Grandmother’s Chippendale Chair

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Published Date:
Fri, 13 May 2016 13:30:25 +0000
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1991-6-1Since the publication of his 1966 treatise, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, architect Robert Venturi has been considered one of the founders of Postmodernism. Venturi challenged the modernist prejudice against ornament and traditional decorative styles, and questioned the maxim “form follows function.” The Chippendale Chair is one of a series of nine chairs in historical styles he...
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