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Work by Celebrated Designer Wendell Castle at Barry Friedman Ltd.

NEW YORK, NY.- Barry Friedman Ltd. will present a solo exhibition of unique work by the celebrated American designer Wendell Castle, on view May 6 through June 26, 2010. The exhibition will open with a reception for the artist on May 6 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Barry Friedman Ltd., 515 West 26th Street, NYC. A fully illustrated catalogue with an essay by Robert C. Morgan and an interview with the artist, will accompany the exhibition. A long record of acclaim, scholarship, and steady acquisition by public institutions gives Wendell Castle’s work indelible historic importance. His groundbreaking unification of sculpture and furniture galvanized generations of artists and designers and contributed to the acceptance of design as an art form in its own right. At every stage however, Castle has endeavored to incorporate innovations in materials