by Timothy A. Eaton
Please be Crated
by Penny Fowler
Growing Up Wright
by Mary Anna Eaton
About the Catalogue
Frank Lloyd Wright: The Seat of Genius, Chairs: 1895-1955 contains essays by Penny Fowler - Please be Crated; Mary
Anna Eaton - Growing Up Wright, with Preface by Timothy A. Eaton.
76 pages: 25 color plates, 38 black and white illustrations. Eaton Fine
Art says of the catalogue: "Penny Fowler's essay examines the importance
of the chair in Wright's architecture: technically, historically, and aesthetically.
She discusses, among other topics, why some chairs were more successful
than others, how some chairs evolved and were reinvented over a period of
sixty years, and the client-specific aspect of their designs. Mary Anna
Eaton's essay Growing Up Wright, reflects on her experiences and
observations from childhood to adulthood as a resident of a Frank Lloyd
Wright house. (right: catalogue front cover)
About Eaton Fine Art
Eaton Fine Art was founded in 1995 by Timothy Andrew Eaton. Mr. Eaton is the former chief curator of the Boca Raton Museum of Art and the principal of Eaton/Shoen Gallery in San Francisco. Eaton Fine Art's facility includes a renovated historic Art Moderne building at 435 Gardenia Street, a north gallery addition and a contiguous sculpture garden at 419 Gardenia Street designed by Mary Anna Eaton. In the sculpture garden the gallery presents changing exhibitions and installations on the grounds and around its pavilion.
Resource Library editor's note:
The above essays were rekeyed and reprinted on July 9, 2007 in Resource Library with permission of Eaton Fine Art, Inc. The essays were excerpted from the illustrated catalogue for the exhibition Frank Lloyd Wright: The Seat of Genius, Chairs: 1895-1955 held February 28 - April 25, 1997 at Eaton Fine Art, West Palm Beach, FL. If you have questions or comments regarding the essays, or if you are interested in obtaining a copy of the catalogue, please contact Eaton Fine Art at either this web address or phone number:
Resource Library wishes to extend appreciation to Mr. Richard Frank, Director, Eaton Fine Art, Inc., for permission to reprint the above essays. Below is text from Eaton Fine Art's June 26, 2007 email regarding permission for reprinting:
On January 22, 2008 TFAO removed images from the catalogue at the request of Richard J. Frank, Gallery Director, due to possible image ownership issues.
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