Finn Juhl  (Danish, 1912-1989) 

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Finn Juhl Biography
1912   Born: Frederiksberg, Denmark
1930 - 1934   Studied architecture at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark
1942   Wins award for the design of his own house, Copenhagen, Denmark
1935 - 1944   Worked in the architecture offices of Vilhelm Lauritzen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1945   Opened private design studio, Copenhagen, Denmark
1945 - 1950   Lectured at the Frederiksberg Technical School, Copenhagen, Denmark
1951   'Good Design' exhibition, Chicago, IL —designed an interior
1951 - 1952   United Nation Headquarters in New York, NY, design of ‘Trusteeship Council Chamber’
1957   Awarded gold medal at the Milan Triennial, Milan, Italy
1989   Died: Copenhagen, Denmark
  Public Collections:
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Ordrupgaard Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Selected Exhibitions
2005   Ordrupgaard Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark (permanent solo exhibition)
2003   The Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
1960   Arts of Denmark, Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY (group exhibition)
1951   'Good Design' exhibition, Chicago, IL — (group exhibition)
1944   Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
1943   Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
1942   Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
1941   Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
1940   Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
1939   Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
1938   Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
1937   Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Copenhagen, Denmark (group exhibition)
Literature
2004   Henrik Wivel. Finn Juhl. Denmark: Aschehoug.
1990   Hiort, Esbjørn. Finn Juhl: furniture, architecture, applied art: a biography. Copenhagen: Danish Architectural Press.