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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.

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Jim Campbell, Exploded View

LED lights hang down in a three-dimensional grid. As the lights flicker, they form the shapes of fleeting birds. I spotted this installation last year in the atrium of SFMoMA.

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.