Moderne Gallery Presents Nakashima Woodworkers, "An Evolving Legacy"

September 3, 2013

Moderne Gallery in Philadelphia is holding a selling exhibition of Nakashima furniture titled “An Evolving Legacy,” opening Friday, Sept. 20, and running to Saturday, Nov. 2. The gallery is located at 111 N. Third St. An opening reception will be held the evening of Sept. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. with Mira Nakashima and Nakashima woodworkers.
Mira Nakashima, the daughter of renowned 20th-century furniture designer George Nakashima (1905-1990), has collaborated with her team of 10 skilled craftspeople to create a new body of work that reflects the heritage of her father's custom handcrafted furniture. This exhibition builds upon the traditional Nakashima approach of meticulous design, craftsmanship, and beautiful wood while introducing the next generation of Nakashima woodworkers.
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