Chairs

and Stools

I have rescued many old and discarded chairs and and other found objects to put them back to life. Here you can see a selection of chairs that were created over the years.

Lucia's Collage
Lucia's Collage

inspired by a collage done by my granddaughter, Lucia, and me PLUS a visit to the International Crane Foundation.

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KR_3988
First Amendment Chair
First Amendment Chair

A response to some members of the public who objected to the proposed construction of a mosque near the site of the World Trade Center.

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KR_3984email
Los Ninos - The Long March
Los Ninos - The Long March

Each of the 570 cells represents 100 children who came across the US-Mexican border between October 2013 and spring 2014, mostly from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

The Secret
The Secret

by Karen Rechtschaffen acrylic on wood Collection of Amy Culberg and Ben Howard

The Secret (detail)
The Secret (detail)

acrylic on wood by Karen Rechtschaffen

Sun and Moon chairs
Sun and Moon chairs

Antique school chairs Acrylic and wood

Tinky Winky's Chair
Tinky Winky's Chair

found objects, mixed media 26 x 10 x 12 inches by Karen Rechtschaffen Collection of Elsa Bonkowski