Category Archives: Art

Inspiration in My Social Media Tribe – Photographers

I like social media. One of the primary reasons I like it so much is for the many very talented and interesting people I follow, individuals who provide a nearly endless stream of visual delights (I might be insatiable in … Continue reading

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The Armory Show 2015

In the vast sea of contemporary art shown at The Armory Show last week, by an impressive roster of international art dealers, Two Palms Press showed a spectacular series of brand-new and remarkably well-priced prints by New York artist Terry Winters (b.1949). With … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Apartment Foyer

. The 1940’s closed console with cerused oak frame and parchment marquetry door panels from Pascal Boyer Gallery is attributed to the French designer Jean Pascaud; it confidently anchors one end wall of the hallway in a large New York City apartment. The … Continue reading

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The Un-Usual Suspects

In a follow-up to yesterday’s post, I want to share a bit about 15 of the distinctive and inspirational people I have met on-line (and some in person) who have helped to shaped my on-line life, and enriched my experiences … Continue reading

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#TBT – Art & Antiques Magazine June 2008

This article in Art & Antiques focused on an apartment I shared with my wife and daughter in Greenwich Village, and the integration of an art and decorative arts collection in a family environment…

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Maison Gerard – Improving With Age

 Dressing Table – Leleu  Maison Gerard has been a go-to resource for fine French Art Deco in Greenwich Village for forever…and as it turns out, in this case ‘forever‘ is 40 remarkable years! Gerard Widdershoven opened Maison Gerard in 1974 at a … Continue reading

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Magic Happens in the Camera

I love photography. And I love working with photographers to shoot images (can we still call them ‘pictures’ in the digital age?) of my design projects. I have had a long and fruitful collaborative working relationship with Steve Gross and … Continue reading

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Reinvention at the RISD Museum

…an old friend at the RISD Museum received a facelift… I had the good fortune to study architecture and fine arts at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD – pronounced ‘riz-dee’) – a small, very old school located in the … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei took my breath away!

Ai Weiwei is an artist.  Born in 1957, he currently resides and works in Beijing. _________ This innocuous biography is all that is listed on the artist’s website, along with a simple link to a Wikipedia biography; however even the information … Continue reading

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What did YOUR childhood bedroom look like?

Hang, 5 years old, attends boarding school in Bejing China I  REALLY  like printed matter! I am always on the lookout for books on interiors, photography, history, fashion, culture, art, architecture; places I have never been to, as well as ones I … Continue reading

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