Photo by Oliver Eglin
Bruce McLean (born 1944) is a Scottish sculptor, performance artist and painter. McLean has gained international recognition for his paintings, ceramics, prints, work with film, theatre and books. McLean was Head of Graduate Painting at The Slade School of Fine Art London He has had numerous one man exhibitions including Tate Gallery in London, The Modern Art Gallery in Vienna and Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. In 1985, he won the John Moores Painting Prize.
In 1993, Bruce McLean and Hayat Palumbo collaborated on this Chippendale chair for which he designed the needlework cover.