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The art of today must be created today," the designer and author Paul T. Frankl wrote in 1928. "It must express the life about us. It must reflect the main characteristics and earmarks of our own complex civilization."1 Over the past four decades, collector John C. Waddell has explored the idea behind Frankl's words.
Largely unheralded, this Kansas City masterwork of modernism deserves its place in the pantheon of great American houses.
The story of the rise of modern American design has long been told in the same way: first came the arts and crafts movement from Britain and art nouveau from the Continent in the 1890s. Then, in the mid-1920s, spurred by the Paris exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes, Americans embraced the distinctive forms of art moderne.
Editor's Letter from The Magazine ANTIQUES October 2009 issue.
October 2009 | The first comprehensive American exhibition on the Bauhaus in decades opens at the Museum of Modern Art next month.
Editor's Letter from The Magazine ANTIQUES May 2009 issue.
May 2009 | Kem Weber and the rise of modern design in Southern California
May 2008 | A rare Kem Weber chair shows the European side of American modernism