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EAMES, Charles (1907 - 1978), Designer, architect, graphic designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EAMES, Charles (1907 - 1978), Designer, architect, graphic designer

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1907, in St Louis (Missouri); died 21 August 1978.

Designer, architect, graphic designer.

Charles Eames was made famous by a lounge chair designed in 1955. Apart from his work as designer of international repute, Eames experimented with sculpture. His works include Machine for Doing Nothing (1955) which was run on solar energy and discussed by Frank Popper in his Origins and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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