We are extremely excited to introduce the Harry Bertoia Catalogue Raisonné. If you have not yet had a chance to check it out, please do – it’s free and fascinating. https://catalogue.harrybertoia.org/ May I give you a brief tutorial on how best to take advantage of the CR? Instructions and background are all listed in the…
An iconic American success story, artist Harry Bertoia, sat down with interviewer Paul Cummings in the Sonambient Barn during the summer of 1972 for the Oral History Interview project of the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. A selection of excerpts follows.
Any household product in service for up to sixty years is going to show signs of wear and tear and that includes the robust steel wire Bertoia chairs that have been in continuous production worldwide since the first customer order shipments in 1953.
After working out of my residence for over five years, my husband Kyle and I (answering the phone thinking it’s my girlfriend and instead talking to a chair aficionado for 30 minutes at 9:00 on a Friday night) are both happy to have the foundation in a home of its own!