Hope and spirit of Art Deco and Art Moderne movements

Many years back, I had the pleasure of viewing a collection of Margaret Bourke-White photographs.  These were images from her own home, those that she snapped for her own amusement vs. the public pages of Fortune, LIFE and the like.  While in NYC, she spent time in and around the Chrysler Building.   One of the photographs that I was taken by was from her own studio in the Chrysler.  It was a simple, distinctive image.  It spoke volumes about her time that she lived and worked in New York.  It also captured the distinctive nature of the architecture that the following article from Houzz tries to reflect on.  The photograph was of her custom made fish tank.

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