"Against The Grain": Spectacular wood-art and sculptural furniture exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design.

Nearly three weeks ago I toured the latest exhibition at NYC's "MAD" museum called Against The Grain.  It's a truly remarkable display of wood and furniture art and I encourage everyone to attend, if you are able.  I fully intend to aggregate my photos and pull together a proper blog post about my experience there.  In the meantime, my good friend, design historian Daniella Ohad, has created a sensational video blog about the exhibit.  Enjoy!

 

 

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About Yoav Liberman

Yoav S. Liberman is a woodworker and a teacher. His pieces have been featured in several woodworking books, most recently in Robin Wood’s CORES Recycled. Yoav teaches woodworking at the Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan, and also frequently guest teaches in craft schools across the country.  Between 2003 and 2011 Yoav  headed the woodworking program at Harvard University's Eliot House. Yoav’s articles have appeared in American Woodworker and Woodwork Magazine. He frequently contributes woodworking web content to a number of digital publications   Yoav has a degree in architecture and later held two competitive residency programs: at The Worcester Center for Crafts in Massachusetts, and the Windgate Foundation Fellowship at Purchase College, New York. He lives in Chestnut Ridge NY.