Markus Haase Sculpts Wood, Marble, and Light—and Makes a Bang at Collective
In this table Haase demonstrates his amazing ability to imbue wood and stone with an almost preternatural sense of fluidity and movement. His chairs, tables, and lamps, grow from the ground as if animated waves or columns of smoke.
Markus Haase restores the age-old, intricate stonework of Europe’s most revered cathedrals. To his sculptures and furniture, he brings the same mastery and attention to detail employed in his conservation projects. In his breakout series of furniture, Haase seamlessly combines stone and wood in fluid compositions that serve functional ends. Inspired by natural forms found in exotic plant life, Haase’s table legs are intertwined like rainforest vines, and his sconces glow with the dappled light of a forest floor on a sunny day.
German, b. 1972, Hannover, Germany, based in Brooklyn, New York