Wharton Escherick – Spiral Library Ladder

Artist Name:  Wharton Escherick Title:  Spiral Library Ladder Details:  The first was made in 1966 out of walnut.  Several more were made in walnut and cherry, left- and right-handed. Why It's Notable: Jonathan Fairbanks, an authority of American furniture design described it as "one of the great masterpieces of American furniture, perhaps the most wonderful work … Continue reading Wharton Escherick – Spiral Library Ladder

Christy Oates – Crab Desk

Artist Name:  Christy Oates Title:  Crab Desk Details:  circa 2009  -  Plywood, maple veneer, steel hinges, acrylic paint, wood dyes Flat:  48"W x 35"H x 1-1/4"T Opened:  48"L x 14"W x 35"H (Desk) and 13"L x 13"W x 17-1/2"H (Stool) Why It's Notable: This piece merges wall art with furniture and takes collapsible furniture to … Continue reading Christy Oates – Crab Desk