About the Object:
Designed in 1958 for the SAS Hotel in Copenhagen by renowned Danish architect Arne Jacobsen, the Egg Chair quickly became the iconic image of Danish Modern furniture. This Scand30 presentation will re-contextualize the chair in relation to the gesamtkunstwerk that is the SAS Hotel, as well as Jacobsen’s entire oeuvre as an architect, furniture designer, and product designer.
About the Series:
Co-presented with the University of Washington's Department of Scandinavian Studies, this latest iteration of our popular Scand30 series uses one object in the Museum's collection as a point of departure for the speaker's topic. These short, snappy talks are delivered by University of Washington faculty and reflect current research. A light reception will follow the presentation.
Looking to keep the conversation going after the Scand30 is over? “Continue the Conversation” at Skål Beer Hall directly after the program and remember—Members Get More! Show your current National Nordic Museum Membership to your waiter to receive a free pretzel (one per table) with purchase.