Gerrit Rietveld
Dutch, 1888 - 1964
G. A. van de Groenekan, fabricator (Holland)
Berlin chair, c. 1974 (original design, 1923)

H. 42 x W. 28 3/4 x D. 23 in.

The Berlin chair is perhaps Rietveld’s most abstract and compact composition, composed of only a few asymmetrical planar forms. He designed it for the De Stijl room he and Vilmos Huszár created for the greater Berlin Art Exhibition in 1923.