Visions of the future, the 1939 New York World’s Fair


Chair, c. 1948, attributed to Henry Turchin, design direction by Louis Dierra, manufactured by the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA), slumped plate glass, metal, woven textile (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York City)

This video was produced in cooperation with the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.


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Cite this page as: Dr. Emily Orr and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Visions of the future, the 1939 New York World’s Fair," in Smarthistory, September 24, 2018, accessed January 19, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/glass-chair-sa-periods/.