(1908 - 1988)
Philip LaVerne was active/lived in New York. Philip LaVerne is known for modernist furniture design and sculpture.
Biography Philip LaVerne
Philip (1907-1987) and Kelvin (b. 1937) LaVerne operated as
artist-furniture makers creating one of a kind and limited edition
pieces that would be both functional and for display. Father and son
made patinated and sculpted bronze tables and cabinets combining
innovative techniques such as casting bronze in low-relief sheets with traditional styles in a way that has rarely
been matched since for its idiosyncratic artistry.
production methods and goals are far more aligned with today's
avant-garde furniture designers than they were with either the high-end
upholsters or the mass-production modernists who dominated the scene in
their own day. The technique used by Philip and Kelvin was based on
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