Lee Eltzroth

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A New Club for Book Lovers

With the Open Canon Book Club, the North Carolina author Wiley Cash seeks to bring underrepresented authors to the fore<p>As a best-selling author, North Carolina’s Wiley Cash (<i>This Dark Road to Mercy</i>, <i>A Land More Kind Than Home</i><i>,</i> <i>The Last Ballad</i>) knows the power of getting his novels in the hands of …

Books

The Fine Books Blog: Book People Archives

Recently in <i>Book People</i> Category<p>When the Folio Society needed a contemporary artist for its recently published volume of medieval Japanese Fairy Tales …

Books

Getty Museum Announces Landmark Acquisition of the Rothschild Pentateuch

Los Angeles - The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of the Rothschild Pentateuch, the most spectacular medieval Hebrew manuscript …

Bible

Center for Book Arts Receives Large Donation of Book Binding Tools and Equipment

New York—When Ralph Baione and Anthony Giammona were looking to donate their extensive collection of book binding tools and equipment, they learned …

Letterpress

Albert Paley: Man of Steel

In the secondary market Paley pieces come up regularly in sales at Rago, Wright, and Phillips. In 2015 Wright sold a 1971 music stand, the first …

Man of Steel

Neglected Nordics

NAMES SUCH AS ALVAR AALTO OF FINLAND, Hans Wegner of Denmark, and Stig Lindberg of Sweden roll off the tongue of even a modestly informed admirer of …

Furniture

The Evolution and Revolution of Stephen Burks

The line between art and design is so blurred now that it’s not even worth asking which is which

Design

Perrotin New York opens an exhibition dedicated to the aloalo of Efiaimbelo and his disciples

<b>NEW YORK, NY</b><b>.-</b> In collaboration with André Magnin, African art expert, Perrotin New York is presenting an exhibition dedicated to the aloalo of …

Essential Korea

Exhibition Overview<p>The history of Korean art spans more than five thousand years. Korea's cross-cultural contacts with neighbors near and …

At Full Stretch

The upholstered furniture of Pierre Paulin

Furniture

Curator’s Eye: Your oceanic feeling by Olafur Eliasson

Eliasson is known for using light, color, and movement to create works that artificially evoke natural atmospheric conditions

Art

Creative Sparks

The Renwick Gallery celebrates the techno-artisans of the Burning Man festival

Burning Man

Isamu Noguchi’s Iconic Akari Cast in a New Light

The exhibition is a corrective look at the sculptural ecosystem Isamu Noguchi created with light and space as his materials to transform environments.

Art

Glass Compositions

Philipp Weber experiments with traditional techniques to create contemporary works of art

Winning design for Taiwan art museum features sloped green roofs

Joe Shih Architects and Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop have won the international competition to design an art museum in Taoyuan, Taiwan.<p>Called "The …

Green Roofs

Inside Maison Jeanneret

Chandigarh, India’s modern planned city, is most commonly associated with the pioneering modernist master Le Corbusier, who conceived the radical …

Beyond Glass: Prague’s Tadeáš Podracký

Joann Plockova takes us to the Prague studio of Tadeáš Podracký, who is making a name well beyond the Czech Republic with new work in glass and …

Karen Chekerdjian’s Brave New Beirut

THE DESIGNER’S VAST NEW STUDIO SPACE JUST OUTSIDE BEIRUT REFLECTS HER NEED TO CREATE LARGER, MORE SCULPTURAL WORKS

Pucci Outdoors

Sculpted outdoor furniture is not something you’ll likely encounter on a normal shopping expedition. But Ralph Pucci may be changing the landscape.

Curator's Eye

Piero Fornasetti and Gio Ponti, ARCHITETTURA CABINET. Hand-painted and with prints, on wood, metal, glass. 1951 | BEQUEST OF MURIEL KATZ HASPEL/ROMAN …

These waterside homes are perfect - so long as you like heights! | Architecture | Agenda

The architectural problems present when building beisde water are at least as old as the Bible. In The Parable of the Wise and the Foolish Builders, …

Architecture

Miriam Carpenter: Ethereal Magic in Wood

Thomas Hine talks with Miriam Carpenter, whose delicate design work in wood casts a spell, attracting the attention of top collectors.

Ilse Bing

Ilse Bing, <i>Self portrait. My first photograph, Frankfort</i>, 1913 (28.1991)<p>Ilse Bing, ICP, March 15, 1986. Here she speaks about a different …

Contemporary Jewelry Takes a Stand

“One reason that we prize jewelry so highly…is the way that it concentrates an artist’s ideas in such a condensed form” —Glenn Adamson<p>(left to right) …

Two Friedman Benda Exhibits Consider Architect-Designed Furniture

joan gaspar forms flexible, fabric lighting collection for marset

<b>barcelona-based designer joan gaspar has conceived a new luminaire for marset made from flexible fabric material that subtly sift light and readily</b> …

The Woman Behind the Lens: Meet White House Photographer Shealah Craighead

One year into Donald Trump's presidency, his photographer reflects on her journey to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue—and what she hopes to capture now that she's there.<p>I 'm not here for policy change. I’m here to document history.” Chief Official White House Photographer Shealah Craighead is indeed …

Mutilating modern architecture

The Alton Estate in Roehampton, perhaps the most important complex of 20th-century housing in Britain, is under threat from proposals to demolish the …

Architecture

PHOTOS: Shaking Up The Idea Of What Africa Looks Like

Africa's big photo show is asking some big questions.<p>What does it mean to be an artist in Africa? And what does the future hold for the continent?<p>"The Bamako Encounters," the 11th African Biennale of Photography, explores the heady topics of identity and possibility through the theme of "Afrotopia."<p>…

South Africa

100 years ago, Charlie Chaplin began work in his new studio

<i>One in a series remembering the Los Angeles Times' 100-plus years of covering Hollywood.</i><p><i>One hundred years ago this week, The Times' Grace Kingsley and cartoonist Gale (Edmund Waller "Ted" Gale) visited Charlie Chaplin's new film studio on La Brea Avenue. Chaplin had recently agreed to a</i> …