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Kem (Karl Emanuel Martin) Weber (American, b. Germany, 1889–1963)
painted wood with synthetic leather, . The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Fund 2003.4
This chair and sideboard by Kem Weber combine the linear impact of urban architecture with decorative detailing inspired by Mayan temples, the two most influential visual references used by modernist
designers in the late 1920s.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY (4/7/2017 - 8/20/2017) and The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH (9/30/2017 - 1/14/2018): "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s"
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