Tagged: architecture

DAVID HOCKNEY: American Collectors

Fred and Marcia Weisman, 1968.

Acrylic on canvas 213.4 x 304.8 cm (83 7/8 x 120 in.)

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richard shapiro

antiques and art

being a member of the friends for the israel museum group, i get the opportunity to peek into the incredible homes of patrons and collectors. Shapiro’s 1920s Spanish dream house in holmby hills reflects his globe-trotting proclivities and unbelievably ecumenical taste. the living room “is a distillation of what I’ve learned and loved over the past 30 years,” he says. he mixes the primitive and unpretentious with the elaborate and expensive. here are some images from elle decor, veranda, and architectural digest and a couple from the event.

sharon zoldan

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sharon zoldan

Green House Installation by Kyung Woo Han

what seems to be a water-filled room is actually an empty space painted a sea foam green. the warped pieces of furnitures appear as self-reflexive objects. they are deceivingly aligned, hanging from fine wires.

christo and jeanne-claude

“For them, the purpose of their art has been to simply give new perspective to familiar landscapes, to refresh and draw attention to these sites — even their overly familiar urban-scapes. Their art, which is so strong and majestic, rejects any meaning beyond itself. Perhaps, that’s where its power lies and builds upon itself. It’s pure.”