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ARTery: Furniture Meets Optical Illusion08:40

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This week's ARTery segment takes us to Gallery NAGA on Newbury Street for an exhibit featuring the work of California-based woodworker John Cederquist. It's part furniture, part optical illusion, blurring the line between the second and third dimensions.

Cederquist says his work is inspired by influences ranging from Popeye cartoons to Japanese block prints, the latter reflected in his collection of "trays" with paintings of tsunami waves and bento boxes.

WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer visited the exhibit with an art aficionado particularly fond of Cederquist's work.

John Cederquist's "Indecision of Upholstery" is on display at Gallery NAGA through this Saturday.


Wyona Lynch-McWhite, executive director of the Fruitlands Museum.


This segment aired on September 26, 2013.

Sacha Pfeiffer Twitter Host, All Things Considered
Sacha Pfeiffer was formerly the host of WBUR's All Things Considered.


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