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Van Gogh Sitting Postman

Van Gogh Sitting Postman

Van Gogh Sitting Postman

Found this painting by Vincent van Gogh on the Museum of Fine Arts Boston FB Timeline.

Postman Joseph Roulin” painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1888. Roulin was one of Van Gogh’s closest friends and favorite sitters. While painting this portrait, Van Gogh wrote to his brother, “I am now at work with another model…very like Socrates…A more interesting man than many people.”

Chair Blog on Instagram

byjuliaosovskayaEveryone, we have some exciting news – Chair Blog can now be found on Instagram at @chairblog.eu! We’ll be sharing interior inspiration and cool chair sightings from around the globe, so come follow along! And if you spot a famous chair in some glorious surroundings, use the hashtag #chairblog to let us see it too ;)

P.S. The chair pictured is a BKF Chair aka the “Butterfly Chair” by Antonio Bonet, Juan Kurchan and Jorge Ferrari Hardoy. It’s produced by Knoll.

Photo: Julia Osovskaya

Aluminum Chair by Gerrit Rietveld

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Aluminum Chair by Gerrit Rietveld

I took the photo of the Aluminum Rietveld Chair in the Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum for Modern Art which has a large chair collection. I find the use of aluminum atypical for Rietveld, but he did research all sorts of material for his chairs. Vitra Design Museum has one as well and suggests this chair originally was designed to be made of fiber board…