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Posted 02/10/09

A rare Kem Weber chair shows the European side of American modernism

May 2008 | A rare Kem Weber chair shows the European side of American modernism

Posted 02/04/09

Asa Ames: New Discoveries

August 2009 | The revelation of the rare daguerreotype portrait of Asa Ames, and the new research that has come to light over the past few years, urge a reexamination of the artist's oeuvre.

Posted 02/04/09

Windows on the past: Watercolors of long-vanished houses and gardens

August 2008 | Earlier this year the New York Times ran a report on the “new” trend of homeowners hiring celebrated photographers to document their houses.  

Posted 02/04/09

Showmanship and fantasy: the designs of James Mont

July 2008 | From the early 1930s and into the 1960s, Mont was one of the most prominent designers and decorators on the East Coast. His forte was creating furniture that offered a stylish and dramatic, yet modern, take on historical forms and details.

Posted 02/04/09

Bold, bright, and underappreciated: British furniture at mid-century

June 2008 | A review of British design archives and of the wares for sale by vintage design dealers in London and elsewhere, however, suggests that a disdain for mid-century British furnishings is misplaced.

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