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[ 1 : 1 ] | 1 artist : 1 object : many ways of seeing. Discover | get close to | explore objects in the RISD Museum’s collection with artists and designers. In this ongoing video series, the meanings and making of art from the ancient past to the present day come alive in brief and informal personal encounters.
Furnitiure Designer and RISD President Roseann Somerson speaks on American craftsman Samuel Gragg's Elastic Armchair, ca. 1808. Steam shaped oak, hickory, maple and beech. 85.1 x 51.4 x 63.5 cm (33 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 25 inches).
Film Editing: Rocio Delaloye
Somerson, Rosanne, "[ 1 : 1 ] Furniture Designer and current RISD President Rosanne Somerson on the Elastic Armchair" (2015). Films. 2.