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Mira Nakashima Portrait By Woong Chul An
Michener Museum Installation View, Nakashima Looks.
07.3.19
A Furniture Designer Who Listened to the Spirit of the Wood

“George Nakashima’s influence shines through in Nakashima Looks: Studio Furniture at the Michener, an exhibition curated by his daughter, Mira Nakashima, who has run Nakashima Studios since her father’s death.

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — Furniture designer George Nakashima (1905–1990) once called himself the first hippie. His anti-establishment thinking took form as rebellion against what he saw as the dehumanization of mass production. Some of his iconic pieces, as well as his influence, can be seen in Nakashima Looks: Studio Furniture at the Michener, at the art museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. The exhibition is curated by Nakashima’s daughter, Mira Nakashima, who has run Nakashima Studios since her father’s death in 1990…”

 

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