The New School Archives Digital Collections

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Robert Venturi (subject)
George Nakashima (subject)
Michael Graves (subject)


1977 – 1982



MLA Citation:

Richard Artschwager Lecture. 1977 – 1982. Giuseppe Zambonini papers; Open Atelier of Design Lecture Series. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Jul 2019


Richard Artschwager discusses his “posture of a postulant.” Tale end of crafts movement. Small-scale production furniture. Design and assembly of cases, drawers. Phenomenology. Object and subject. Wit. Art and furniture. Use and experience. Relationship between object and environment (pictorial space versus real space). Question and answer with Open Atelier of Design (OAD) students.