Alvar Aalto

(18981976)

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto

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 Works:

Stacking Armchair (1929)

 

Stacking Armchair
1929
Birch and plywood, 68.6 x 50.8 x 53.3 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

Cantilevered Stacking Side Chair (1930)

 

Cantilevered Stacking Side Chair
1930
Chrome-plated plywood, 79.4 x 54.9 x 63.5 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

Paimio Sanatorium (1932)

 

Paimio Sanatorium

1932
Paimio, Finland
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Vase (1936)

 

Vase
1936
Mold-blown glass, 29.2 x 31.1 x 28.6 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

Armchair from Woodberry Poetry Room (1948)

 

Armchair from Woodberry Poetry Room
1948
Wood, upholstered, 86.4 x 67 x 74.5 cm
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA

 

Standing Lamp from Woodberry Poetry Room (1948)

 

Standing Lamp from Woodberry Poetry Room
1948
Wood, metal, 189.5 cm
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA

 

 

Born February 3 1898 Kuortane (Finland)
Died May 11 1976 Helsinki (Finland)
Occupation Architect Designer Painter Sculptor

 

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