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Publishers Note :This is a strange book about design and lifestyle. In China, chairs are as varied as the occasions for sitting. They are not elegant, and not always comfortable. But neither are they mass-produced items: they are individuals. Each chair and stool has its own character, is a companion, a bastard, or a venerable elder. Their occupants sit close to the floor, without the pressure of time, watching the world go by in self-observation. However, a photographer trying to document such a scene quickly becomes the focus of attention. People passing by wonder what is going on; the person on the chair assumes a pose, though the intention was to catch him or her unawares.Michael Wolf's photographs document the beauty of the ugly, the stretching of time, the art of improvisation, and the nature of the stool as a portrait of its user. Sometimes, a photographed chair was immediately confiscated: having lost its anonymity by being singled out as a noteworthy object, it rather became an object of embarrassment -- too shoddy to ever be photographed again.

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Author Name: Michael Wolff

Publisher: Steidl

Language: English

ISBN: 9783882436709

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 160

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Product Dimensions: 7.00 * 1.00 * 9.50 cm

Boxed-Product Weight: 1.60g

Quick Code: QCBO6645977

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