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Finn Juhl

(Danish, 1912–1989)

pair of chairs, model nv53 by finn juhl

Finn Juhl

Pair of Chairs, model NV53, 1953

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Biography

Timeline

1912
Born in Frederiksberg, Denmark
1930 - 1934
Studied architecture at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark
1935 - 1944
Worked in the architecture offices of Vilhelm Lauritzen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1942
Won award for the design of his own house, Copenhagen, Denmark
1945 - 1950
Lectured at the Frederiksberg Technical School, Copenhagen, Denmark
1945
Opened private design studio, Copenhagen, Denmark
1951 - 1952
United Nation Headquarters in New York, NY, design of Trusteeship Council Chamber
1951
Good Design exhibition, Chicago, IL, designed an interior
1957
Awarded gold medal at the Milan Triennial, Milan, Italy
1989
Died in Copenhagen, Denmark

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)

Public Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, NY
Ordrupgaard Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

Literature

2004
Henrik Wivel. Finn Juhl. Denmark: Aschehoug.
1990
Hiort, Esbjørn. Finn Juhl: furniture, architecture, applied art: a biography. Copenhagen: Danish Architectural Press.