category archives: art

when my husband, bob, and i lived in london, we really enjoyed attending the auction previews at christie’s, sotheby’s, and bonham’s in st. james’s and mayfair.  so this week, i felt like i was living in london again.  including the difficulty parking in the jackson square neighborhood of san francisco, near hedge gallery. christie’s previewed their […]

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you may think of jean prouvé (1901-1984) as a mid-century french furniture designer.  the standard chair, which he designed during the 1930’s, is a modern classic that is now produced by vitra. jean prouvé | standard chair | circa 1950 | laffanour galerie downtown/paris | paris, france photo credit 1st dibs for the standard chair, […]

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christie’s new york is selling an extraordinary collection of chinese furniture.  the collection of robert hatfield ellsworth | christie’s new york | 17-21 march 2015 photo credit lisa walsh | innerspace the extraordinary collection of robert hatfield ellsworth includes not only chinese furniture, but also buddhist art, scholar’s objects, and contemporary paintings.   polychrome wood […]

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sometimes you almost miss something that’s happening in your own back yard…  mark di suvero at crissy field, an installation of eight sculptures, presented by the san francisco museum of modern art (SFMOMA) in partnership with the u.s. national park service and the golden gate national parks conservancy  from 22 may 2013-26 may 2014  mark […]

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