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Exhibitions

The couple behind the world’s most famous chair

Just as Jackson Pollock became the Great American Painter, the Eameses became the Great American Designer, and this Barbican exhibition shows how

29 October 2015

9:00 AM

29 October 2015

9:00 AM

Peter Mandelson, in his moment of pomp, had his portrait taken by Lord Snowdon. He is sitting on a fine modern chair. Mandy would no doubt have been aware of the ancient historic associations, through bishoprics and universities, that chairs have with power. Since it is a chair much admired by architects, Mandy also looks quite cool, although these things are relative.

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