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Eames chair Photography
Time: 2015/10/17  Visits: 540

For the Eameses, and particularly for Charles, photography was not merely a way to record things, it was a part of the process of design, part of the process of understanding the furniture.  It wasn't a matter of taking these pictures and examining them later for flaws—no, it was the act of moving around the object, viewing it through the lens, making a series of decisions about taking a picture, and perhaps isolating and assessing the object without distraction or delusion.  That process was the critical experience for Charles. But photography was not simply a matter of understanding furniture.  It was a critical part of the Eames ethic. Charles often said that photography was a way of having your cake and eating it too.  One had the pleasure of the experience, but also the pleasure of keeping and sharing that experience as well.  A favorite family (at office and at home) story tells how once in the 1960's Charles' only—and beloved—sister Adele called from her home in Gulfport, Mississippi to say that there had been a terrible hurricane, houses were floating down Main Street, massive 200 year old trees up rooted, lines down and, in fact, they would probably be cut off for a few days, but not to worry, everyone in the family was okay.  Thus assured, Charles said, "Yes. But did you get pictures?"

Here he is discussing the process of critiquing the Eames prototypes: "[Charles] would come back, and Ray would come back, and they both had a very good eye.  Charles had a terrific eye. He'd do a piece of furniture and not until he looked at that piece of furniture through a camera could he make really any criticism.  But once he started photographing it, he knew exactly what was wrong with it."  In other words, photography is not something that happens at the end of the process so you sell furniture, but for Charles and Ray Eames, it was actually part of the process of designing it.

 

Charles Ray Eames Lounge Chair With Ottoman in Red leather/Ebony veneer

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