Museum Chair Collections Photos

Various museums have found innovative ways to display their chair collections.

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Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Collection of modern chairs (1900-1962) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs (1900-1962) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs (1900-1962) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs (1900-1962) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Armchairs orange by Joe Colombo of Italy & white Tulip by Eero Saarinen from Finland at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Part of seating decorative arts collection at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Armchairs orange (1964) by Joe Colombo of Italy & white Tulip (1955-6) by Eero Saarinen from Finland at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Part of seating decorative arts collection at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Grouping of chairs in modern design at Hamburg Decorative Arts Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Sculpted arrow-like flying object by Luigi Colani over chairs displayed on stairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Collection of modern furniture designs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Furniture Barcelona at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.
Grouping of chairs in modern design (1st part 20thC) at Hamburg Decorative Arts Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Sculpted arrow-like flying object (2002) by Luigi Colani over chairs displayed on stairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Collection of modern furniture designs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Furniture (c1950s) Barcelona at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.
Furniture Barcelona at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Furniture Barcelona at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Furniture Barcelona at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Collection of 19thC German furniture, chairs & art at German Historical Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Furniture (late 20th C) Barcelona at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Furniture (late 20th C) Barcelona at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Furniture (late 20th C) Barcelona at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Collection of 19thC German furniture, chairs & art at German Historical Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Design display of bent cane cafe chairs with wicker seats in gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Modern furniture gallery at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.
Gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Design display of bent cane cafe chairs with wicker seats in gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Modern furniture gallery at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.
Collection of modern bent-wood chairs at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of modern chairs & art at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of modern chairs at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Modern decorative arts at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Collection of modern bent-wood chairs at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of modern chairs & art at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of modern chairs at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Modern decorative arts at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Collection of modern chairs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.collection of café bentwood & canned chairs at Historical Museum of City of Vienna. Vienna, Austria.Collection of antique chairs at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of early American side chairs at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Collection of modern chairs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.collection of café bentwood & canned chairs (1860s on) at Historical Museum of City of Vienna. Vienna, Austria.Collection of antique chairs at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of early American side chairs at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Collection of American chairs in Yale Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Collection of early American chairs at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Honolulu, HI.Amana-style rocking chairs at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Collection of chairs at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.
Collection of American chairs in Yale Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Collection of early American chairs (18th C) at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Honolulu, HI.Amana-style rocking chairs at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Collection of chairs at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.
Chair collection at National Museum of History & Art. Luxembourg, Luxembourg.Collection of rocking chairs at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of highchairs at Historic Richmond Town Museum. Staten Island, NY.Collection of chairs at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
Chair collection at National Museum of History & Art. Luxembourg, Luxembourg.Collection of rocking chairs at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of highchairs at Historic Richmond Town Museum. Staten Island, NY.Collection of chairs at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
Display of chairs at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Collection of cattle horn chairs & furniture at Buckhorn Museum. San Antonio, TX.Cattle horn chairs at Buckhorn Museum. San Antonio, TX.Leonard chair shop log cabin from Ohiopyle, PA, in Pennsylvania State Museum. Harrisburg, PA.
Display of chairs at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Collection of cattle horn chairs & furniture at Buckhorn Museum. San Antonio, TX.Cattle horn chairs at Buckhorn Museum. San Antonio, TX.Leonard chair shop log cabin (1830-1900) from Ohiopyle, PA, in Pennsylvania State Museum. Harrisburg, PA.

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