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Game of Thrones: An Exhibition of Contemporary Art Furniture (Inspired by the 2019 UConn Reads selection)

March 28 @ 8:00 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm

Game of Thrones features “thrones “or examples of art chairs created by nine of the key artists and makers of contemporary art furniture:  John Dunnigan, Jim Cole, Terence Main, Mitch Ryerson, Lothar Windels, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Dale Broholm, and Wendell Castle.  Chairs are democratic in that everyone knows what chairs are, everyone sits in chairs daily, and everyone likely owns at least one chair. Therefore, it can be a challenge for some of our audience to accept a chair’s status as art. It is our goal to introduce our audience to the decorative arts as fine art and the concept that the chairs on view are a form of sculpture.  Central to this exhibition is the idea that design aesthetics and function can be integrated into one objec

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Start:
March 28 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 21 @ 5:00 pm
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The William Benton Museum of Art
245 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT
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Phone:
860-486-4520
Website:
www.benton.uconn.edu
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