With Tangled, Bent Wood Matthias Pliessnig Creates Intriguing Sculptures

NEW YORK—Matthias Pliessnig uses rustic materials to create incredible contemporary sculptures.

His bent wood chair was a part of “Serenity Now,” a recent exhibit at Milavec Hakimi Gallery, and last year his work was included in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s “History in the Making: Renwick Craft Invitational.”

Photos by Arts Observer

Detail of “Thonet No. 18,” 2007-2011, limited edition series of five (steam bent white oak).

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