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Decorative Arts and Design HIGHlights

Gerrit Thomas Rietveld (Dutch, 1888–1964), designer and maker, Red/Blue Chair, 1918, executed 1922–1923, beech plywood and paint, purchase with funds from the Decorative Arts Acquisition Endowment, the Decorative Arts Acquisition Trust, the Friends of the Decorative Arts, and High Museum of Art Enhancement Fund, 2002.256.

The High’s Decorative Arts and Design holdings include iconic and rare works of design such as the Red/Blue Chair (Rood Blauwe Stoel) by Gerrit Rietveld, The Century Vase by Karl L. H. Müller, an original Jazz Bowl by Viktor Schreckengost, a secretary desk by Wooton Manufacturing Company, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Desk and Chair for the S. C. Johnson Building.