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3 October 2019

wassily chair Breuer 1925-6

Yesterday’s chair looks far less comfortable than Karin’s rocking chair. Somehow the aesthetic has been masculinised (is that a word?) cf. the fascinating Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez which points out that THE WORLD is designed for masculinist (?) values. (We sell her book in the shop of course.) The Wassily Chair by Marcel Breuer 1925-6 is something that no woman would voluntarily sit on.

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