Collectors extraordinaire Deedee and Barrie Wigmore share their passion for the art and design of the late nineteenth century with a promised gift to the Met.
Brooklyn Museum curator Barry Harwood creates his own personal period rooms in an aesthetic movement Shangri-la In the Hudson valley
Photography by Paul Rocheleau| from The Magazine ANTIQUES, December 2009. | When you visit Janet and Lawrence Larose’s New York dining room, you are surrounded by hundreds of objects designed by Christopher Dresser. They are artfully arranged on a series of shelves: teacups perch on lily-pad saucers; frogs leap around a bowl; butterflies flit across cloisonné skies; and cranes are buffeted …
Two Gilded Age rooms make their way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art