Mira Nakashima, daughter of the preeminent furniture maker George Nakashima (1905-1990) has extended the tradition of her father's studio by producing the classical and traditional lines of Nakashima furniture. Select pieces will be on exhibit and for sale through June 17th.
Jessica Hagen Fine Art + Design is pleased to announce a new exhibition called Nakashima: Continuing the Tradition. On Thursday, May 31st the gallery will host an opening reception with Mira Nakashima, daughter of the preeminent furniture maker George Nakashima (1905- 1990). Mira Nakashima has extended the tradition of her father's studio by producing the classical and traditional lines, as well as continuing the evolution of new design solutions by way of her new line, the Keisho Collection. Through this line, Mira preserves the methods and techniques embraced by her father. George Nakashima was an American woodworker, architect, and furniture maker who was one of the leading innovators of 20th century furniture design and a father of the American craft movement. A selection of Nakashima furniture will be on exhibit and for sale through June 17th.
“It is an art and soul satisfying adventure to walk the forests of the world, to commune with trees… to bring this living material to the work bench, ultimately to give it a second life.” –George Nakashima
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