Pedro Friedeberg Mahogany Hand
Height 36 inches, width 18 inches, depth 20 1/2 inches, depth of seat 16 inches.
Pedro Friedeberg's (b.1936) Hand chair is an example of a case when a joke becomes much more than just funny. When the artist's mentor Mathias Goeritz asked the young artist to do him a favor and give a local woodworker some work, Friedeberg asked him to make him a hand - and better yet, one you could sit in, because he thought it would be funny. The result is a classic work of 20th century Surrealist art, and the artist's most iconic work.
C A New York Apartment Decorated by Maison Jansen
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