Anna Burckhardt on Clara Porset’s Butaque Chair
A Cuban artist working in Mexico, Porset incorporated Mexican craft traditions into her signature design.
Nov 12, 2021
In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Anna Burckhardt looks at Clara Porset’s Butaque (c. 1957) and sees both a pivotal Latin American design object and a window into the Mexican craft traditions that inspired it.
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