This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American Furniture." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to the articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the date of publication in Resource Library.
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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:
As of 12/5/13 TFAO Digital Library contained
From other web sites:
Adirondack rustic furniture from The Adirondack Museum. Accessed 4/14
American Colonial Furniture by Dennis A. Carr (PDF) from Yale University Art Gallery
American Furniture provides full text of articles for the years 1993-1996 from Chipstone Foundation
Duncan Phyfe (1768-1854) and Charles-Honoré Lannuier (1779-1819) from Metropolitan Museum of Art
Luxury and Innovation: Furniture Masterworks by John and Thomas Seymour from Peabody Essex Museum
Nature, Form and Spirit: The Unique Furniture of George Nakashima and Mira Nakashima-Yarnall, an exhibit held in 2007 at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. Includes exbibit brochure. Accessed April, 2015.
Oil and Wood: Oklahoma Moderns George Bogart and James Henkle, an exhibit held June 7 - September 14, 2014 at the Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art. Includes news release. From Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art. Accessed 11/20/14
Roy McMakin: Middle, an exhibit held January 29 to June 10, 2012 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14
Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, a museum in Alta Loma, CA
Wendell Castle, Wandering Forms - Works from 1959-1979, an exhibit held October 19, 2012, to February 24, 2013 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14
In October 2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched MetPublications, an online resource that offers in-depth access to the Museum's print and online publications, covering art, art history, archaeology, conservation, and collecting. Titles relating to American representational art available for free viewing via.pdf download or online reading as of 2013 include
Colonial Williamsburg maintains a web page containing a series of QuickTime streaming videos, some of which pertain to historic American furniture. Accessed May, 2015.
Peabody Essex Museum provides via it's online video library a 2007 video titled "Behind The Scenes: Phil Lowe, Making a Desk Rosette" featuring Samuel McIntire, carving an American style. Accessed July, 2015
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