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Maloof Beyond 90 - An American Woodworker

A limited edition handmade book with original photographic prints by Gene Sasse

Maloof Beyond 90 Front Cover
       
       
       
       
 

Maloof Beyond 90: An American Woodworker offers an intimate glimpse into the life and work of Sam Maloof.  Now well into his 90’s, Sam is widely considered to be one of today’s finest living craftsmen.

Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton all believed the craftsmanship of Sam Maloof so extraordinary an example of American talent that each owned one of his signature rockers while in office.

Maloof Beyond 90: An American Woodworker is a work of art in the tradition of Sam Maloof. Not just informational, every detail was selected to elevate the sensory experience. Thirty-seven pages of archival museum paper will have eighty-nine individually selected original photographs hand bound in them. Separated by Velum pages with a single black and white image printed to inenhance the tactile nature of learning about Sam through the commentary provided by those who know Sam and his work best.

When Ray Charles ran his hand over his chair, he couldn’t see it, but he remarked and remembered that he could tell it had soul. This is the same reaction you will feel when you first hold the impressively-sized 11” X 17” book, hand crafted of the finest brown Moroccan leather.

Maloof Beyond 90: An American Woodworker is a work of art in its own right. This limited edition book will be enjoyed long past our lifetime. From the richly toned hand-tooled leather binding, to the stunning photographs personally printed by the artist and carefully collected quotations, this hand-assembled book is a celebration of what can be achieved through persistence, dedication and attention to detail. Each limited edition book , signed by Sam Maloof and Gene Sasse, is produced in Southern California. Please turn the pages above to learn more about the book which is the culmination of studying, photographing and compiling a collection worthy of the genius of Sam Maloof.  When you are ready, please call or email to arrange to have your edition reserved.

 
       
   
     
     
     
       
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