Wendell Keith Castle
(1932 - 2018)
Wendell Keith Castle was active/lived in New York, Kansas. Wendell Castle is known for sculpture, modernist furniture design.
Biography Wendell Keith Castle
"Wendell Castle, 85, Dies; Blurred the Line Between Furniture and Art," By Sam Roberts, Obituary, The New York Times, January 26, 2018
Wendell Castle, the whimsical designer who coaxed wood into weird, mind-bending shapes that blurred the boundary between serviceable furniture and fine art, died on Jan. 20 at his home in Scottsville, N.Y., near Rochester. He was 85.
The cause was complications of leukemia, his brother, Wayne, said.
“Wendell is the most important postwar American furniture designer, by a long shot,” Glenn Adamson, senior research scholar at the Yale Center for British Art and the former director of New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, told Hyperallergic, an online arts forum.
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