For the ardent modernist, these porcelain, decorative-fireplace “logs” offer a torrid farewell to our stylistic past: “Goodbye, Queen Anne.” “So long, Mister Chippendale.” “Farewell, William, and to you, Mary.” (And this project may also symbolize our current historic period—one of global financial crisis, where furniture is burned not for the crime of ornament, but out of economic exigency.)

with Greg Bethel


fireplace ‘logs’ for the ardent modernist

slip-cast porcelain

by commission 

© 2019 
Bruce M. Tharp &
Stephanie M. Tharp.
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