Great Estates: Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire

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As the subject of a major exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (on view now through November 15) and a new feature-length documentary directed by Paul Sanderson, Augustus Saint-Gaudens—one of the foremost sculptors of the Gilded Age in America—is certainly having a moment. Adding to these offerings is the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, where his …

Failed design at the Bard Graduate Center

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Last Friday, a crowd of mostly students and professors gathered at the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture to hear a series of talks on design topics ranging from experimental architecture to computer interfaces.  Despite the conference title, Failed Design (and subtitle: “What were they thinking?”), most speakers described design stories of some success …