Gregg Museum collection featured in modernism exhibition at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Russel Wright dinnerware, various colors
The House That Modernism Built 
Bechtler Museum of Art and Design, Charlotte, NC

On view through September 11, 2016

The House that Modernism Built presents the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s rich mid-20th century art collection alongside furniture, textile and ceramic holdings on loan from the Gregg Museum of Art & Design and other collections. A few of the designers featured in the exhibition from the Gregg’s collection include Russel Wright, Mies Van der Rohe, Harry Bertoia, Charles and Ray Eames, Thonet, Eero Saarinen, Marimekko, Nakishima, North State Pottery, and Jugtown Pottery.

 

black and rattan rocking chaise

Rocking chaise, Thonet, Gregg Museum at NC State University, Given by Ben and Margaret Williams in memory of Mrs. Marshall Delancey Haywood

 

Russel Wright brightly colored dinnerware

American Modern dinnerware, Russel Wright, Gregg Museum at NC State University, Gift of Carolynn E. Marley

 

light brown chair with metal frame

Barcelona chair, Mies van der Rohe, Gregg Museum at NC State University, Gift of Rudy and Peggy Jo Kirby

 

back view of Diamond shaped chari, red with black metal frame

Diamond Chair, Harry Bertoia, Gregg Museum at NC State University, Gift of Dr. Robert J. Hazelgrove, Jr. and Daniel F. McLawhorn

 

red wood chair with metal frame, side view

Plywood chair, Charles and Ray Eames, Gregg Museum at NC State University, Gift of Dr. Robert J. Hazelgrove, Jr. and Daniel F. McLawhorn

 

wood box radio with black round knobs

Plywood radio, Charles Eames, Gregg Museum at NC State University, Purchased by the Friends of the Gregg

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Visit Bechtler.org for more information about the exhibition and related programs.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art | 420 South Tryon Street | Charlotte, North Carolina 28202 | http://bechtler.org/   | 704.353.9200

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