John Cederquist is a contemporary sculptor and assemblage artist renown his unique style of furniture. John Cederquist was born in Altadena, California in the year 1946. The artist often includes cartoon paintings and odd viewing perspectives in his work.
The artist attended California State University at Long Beach where he earned both a bachelor and master’s degree in art.
Cederquist was inspired most by cartoons and Japanese woodblock prints.
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Below we view an exhibition by John Cederquist that took place in 2016:
Cederquist has taught at the collegiate level at Saddleback College located in Mission Viejo, California.
The artist works with wood. In his furniture the smaller parts are painted smaller cuts of wood layered on top of a larger piece.
In this clip a fantastic interview with the artist:
Below a link to the website of the artist:
What a fun style of furniture! His couches are just as creative as Salvador Dali and his lips couch! Cederquist’s work is even more impressive because his works are more trompe de l’oeil, tricking the human eye often when viewing his work!