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Truth Chair

A blocky chair, its back a rectangular slab of natural wood with a small chrome sphere at top. Emblazoned on the backrest in white and all caps is the word "Truth." The seat and front legs of the chair are painted black, and the seat has a metal handle on either side.

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  • A blocky chair, its back a rectangular slab of natural wood with a small chrome sphere at top. Emblazoned on the backrest in white and all caps is the word "Truth." The seat and front legs of the chair are painted black, and the seat has a metal handle on either side.

Date:

1987

Artist:

Dan Friedman
American, 1945-1995

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Architecture and Design

Artist

Dan Friedman

Title

Truth Chair

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1987

Medium

Medium-density fiberboard, plastic and wood laminates, nickel-plated metal and hand-painted letters

Dimensions

87 × 52 × 61 cm (34 1/4 × 20 1/2 × 24 in.)

Credit Line

Celia and David Hilliard Purchase Fund

Reference Number

2020.325

Extended information about this artwork

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