Jeff WellsThe first platform of chairs in the exhibit curated by Craig Miller.
Jeff WellsThe second platform of seating.
Jeff WellsThe final group of chairs arranged by DAM curator Craig Miller.
Jeff WellsSide Chair, 1951, by Finn Juhl (Danish, 1912-1995). Birch, walnut and original vinyl upholstery. Mfr.: Baker Furniture, Inc.
Jeff WellsModerne Armchair, 1936, by Gio Ponti (Italian, 1891-1979). Designed for the Montecantini Office Building, Milan, Italy. Tubular steel and original leatherette.
Jeff WellsLarkin Side Chair, about 1904, by Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959). Oak and original leather upholstery.
Jeff WellsMichael Thonet Side Chair, 1978, by Alessandro Mendini (Italian, b.1931). Lacquered wood, metal, and original caning. Mfr.: Studio Alchimia.
Jeff WellsArt Deco Armchair, 1925, by Süe et Mare (Louis Süe, French, 1875-1968, and André Mare, French, 1875-1932). Rosewood and reproduction Dufrène Woven Damask upholstery designed by Maurice Dufrène. Mfr.: Compagnie des Arts Français.
Take a peak at Craig Miller's favorite seat. The curator of the Denver Art Museums Architecture, Design and Graphics galleries looks at the last century of design and decor -- as told through the chair.