Papa was a rolling stone

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t phoning this one in… I want to think that Hans Wegner’s Papa Bear Chair for AP Stolen is so recognizable that you reading this should be thinking…. C’MON! Stop being Lazy! Get it together! But, I remember the first time I saw Running With Scissors (Augusten Burroughs memoir) all I could think was, not only is there a Papa Bear chair in that AMAZING living room, but TWO!

A real vintage one (depending on the condition) can be found in the ballpark of $15,000. Thomas Hayes Gallery and Metro Retro Furniture have great examples. I’m not judging you but replica’s can be found at Modernica starting at $2900.

The Papa Bear chair is the embodiment of the (somewhat, overly and misused term) DANISH MODERN