For anyone curious about the modern material culture that surrounds them, Oscan Fitzgerald's book explains everything about American furniture from 1900 into the 21st century:when it was made, where it was made, who made it, what it was made of, how it was designed, how long it was in production, and how the furniture related to its contemporaries.
OSCAR P. FITZGERALD, PhD, is a nationally known historian, author, lecturer, and consultant on American furniture from colonial times to the present, As a member of the faculty of the Smithsonian lnstitution/George Washington University Decorative Arts and Design History Masters Program, he teaches all the furniture classes. He has shared his passion for furniture with audiences nationwide, including a number of certification seminars for appraisers. Recently, he presented a program on identifying N/id-century Modern furniture fakes at the annual conference of the lnternational Society of Appraisers. His latest publication before this book is the definitive American Furniture: 1650 to the Present.
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