Hope and spirit of Art Deco and Art Moderne movements
Jan29

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...

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Denver Art’s Week to Launch Museum Hype
Nov06

Denver Art’s Week to Launch Museum Hype

In a cow town known for it’s latest sports hero, top shredder or triathlete bound for the Olympics, Denver’s Fall lineup of fine art and film events aims to break barriers.  Perhaps those dialed-in realize the significance of the Clyfford Still legacy and now the opening of the official – and only museum – dedicated to one artist per his will. In the current issue of a local magazine, 5280, you will find a well...

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When a Museum Building Competes With Art

The difficulty for an architect and museums in displaying fine art is a parallel problem for residences and owners. Your home is a place of reflection and, hopefully, inspiration. When you add fine art to the space, you, like a museum curator, are concerned about how it will look and feel. Many collectors are not struggling with jagged shapes, curved walls or cavernous spaces like a modern museum. What is important in both, as the New...

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