When a Chair is not a Chair

July 2011

The craftiness of Jochen Weber

The sculptures that Jochen Weber crafts, steadily, by hand, one at a time, look very much like pieces of furniture. But you would be wrong to think that the resemblance goes any further. Having established early-on that things like tables and chairs would provide the format for his work, he has proceeded to create a series of individual sculptures that are each original while being intrinsically related.
Sculpture under construction in the artist’s studio, made of balsa wood, 2011
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