Grajales points out the small wooden table tucked away in the corner that holds her Naga sculpture. “It’s by the famous Adirondack furniture-maker Barney Bellinger,” she says. “He also became a great painter, and this is the first furniture piece that he not only made, but also painted. I introduced him to the work of Nakashima, so for the first time on this table, he did a little bit of a free edge. It’s a very important little table, actually a museum piece. I bought it from him a long time ago, but now it’s worth god only knows. The Adirondack and the Naga sculpture look really good together.”
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Grajales points out the small wooden table tucked away in the corner that holds her Naga sculpture. “It’s by the famous Adirondack furniture-maker Barney Bellinger,” she says. “He also became a great painter, and this is the first furniture piece that he not only made, but also painted. I introduced him to the work of Nakashima, so for the first time on this table, he did a little bit of a free edge. It’s a very important little table, actually a museum piece. I bought it from him a long time ago, but now it’s worth god only knows. The Adirondack and the Naga sculpture look really good together.”