Monday, July 25, 2011

Bellevue Arts Museum: George Nelson

Bellevue, WA – Bellevue Arts Museum is excited to present the first comprehensive retrospective of one of the most influential figures of modern American design: George Nelson (1908 - 1986). Featuring more than 220 objects, including iconic furniture pieces like the Coconut Chair, Bubble Lamp and the Marshmallow Sofa as well as graphic works, architectural models, films, prints and a full-scale partial reconstruction of the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow, George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher will be on view at Bellevue Arts Museum from October 29, 2011 - February 12, 2012. The exhibition was originally organized by the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, and BAM is the only Northwest venue to present the work of this seminal visionary.

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