LumberJocks

Some Pictures From The Sam Maloof Exhibit

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Marty Backe posted 01-30-2012 08:41 AM 1223 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife and I spent the afternoon at the Huntington today, the last day of the exhibit. It was a kick that they had one of his chairs that you could sit in. Very comfortable.

I wonder what Sam would think to see a bunch of his chair patterns hanging on the wall in a museum?

The Huntington also has a Green & Green exhibit, including a large collection of furnishings from the Gamble house. They also have a Maloof rocker on permanent display.

Here’s some pictures that I took that show most of the collection: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjyoTuAP



3 comments so far

View Kindlingmaker's profile

Kindlingmaker

2654 posts in 2281 days


#1 posted 01-30-2012 03:28 PM

MickeyD, (wife) along with Big_Bob also toured the museum and found that there just was not enough time to explore all the way Sam worked his wood. It was also a delight to see the different periods of time and what he created for each.

I believe Sam saw his patterns there several times before he went to the next level. A tour of his house is also a MUST DO!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

View RibsBrisket4me's profile

RibsBrisket4me

1414 posts in 1260 days


#2 posted 01-30-2012 03:33 PM

Thanks for sharing! The cradle, music stand and 3 drawer sideboard are AMAZIING!

-- http://www.PictureTrail.com/gid6255915

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15337 posts in 1944 days


#3 posted 01-30-2012 06:10 PM

Amazing and time well spent! A great post thx for taking the time to share.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase