PAUL JACOBSEN IN THROUGH THE OUTSIDE AND BERLIN DEKO

We opened our current show Paul Jacobsen “In Through the Outside” and Berlin Deko, a collection of furniture, lighting and objects by German architects from 1910 to 1930 this week with a stellar turnout and the installation will be on view through November 18th in our 105 Warren Street gallery.

All of the works ( 5 oils and 2 large scale charcoals ) evoke a sense of the life Paul has made here in the Hudson Valley. Initially, the drawings appear to be straight forward renditions of the wild weeds that envelope the artist’s studio and the acreage surrounding his home. But on closer observation, we notice that Jacobsen has imbued a gorgeous elegance and given a quiet stillness to the lucky ones chosen as subjects.  By separating these particular specimens  from the rest of the knotted weed sprawl which has a grand presence on Paul and Laura’s land, we are given the opportunity to stop, be still and notice every detail that the Milkweed, Nettles and Sumac have to offer. Strength and delicacy coexist within the drawings reminding the observer of the many mysteries, struggles and unexpected wonders that the land in Germantown constantly reveals.

Each of the 5 oils  produced specially for this exhibition tells a different story and reflect the ongoing ideas and observations Jacobsen has grappled with while living on the land and incorporating into his work. UNTITLED LANDSCAPE, 2017 and UNTITLED CRYSTAL, 2017 are perhaps most closely associated with the charcoal drawings because of the predominate use of black and white but whereas the artist gives an expansive amount of freedom to the wandering weeds, Jacobsen cleverly traps the viewer into his exact  perspective and mathematically precise observations of the land, it’s distance from us and, at the same moment, by adding elements of the real world ( dangling crystals, portraits, flags, everyday kitchen items and tools ) the artist reminds us that the land actually supports our physical existence.  All of this beauty is seen through the pin point precision of a lens and is encapsulated within the artist’s hand painted frames.

William Morris and Herman Melville serve as intriguing subject matter for Jacobsen. Both of these iconic figures represent the artist’s continued fascination with historic men and their relationships with their respective crafts. Morris was and English textile designer, artist and writer and is most closely associated with the English Arts and Crafts Movement. A close friend of Morris and his wife, Jane Burden, Phillip Webb the architect designed, for the couple, a house in the rural countryside which Morris wanted to be “Modern” but would portray a spirit of the Medieval which is exactly what Webb delivered. Their new habitat was named Red House and Morris spent 2 years decorating the place with the help of artist friends. The rug which Paul Jacobsen designed and was crafted by Equator Production is, in a sense, an homage to William Morris and to his illustrious patterns which were most popular in the wallpapers and textiles he continued to design throughout Morris’s life. The small portrait UNTITLED, WILLIAM MORRIS is an example of Jacobsen’s painterly use of bright colors and juxtapositioning of the figure seen up close, dangling from a thread and push pin and the lush landscape which supports the figure and creates a tension between the foreground and background. Illusion is hard at work here as is the precise technique the artist is so adept at which ultimately pulls the viewer in.

Jacobsen’s UNTITLED (PORTRAIT OF HERMAN MELVILLE) is directly related to chapter 42, the Whiteness of the Whale where Melville describes the voids and curiosities of the universe through the metaphor of the White Whale. In essence whiteness is not so much a color but the visible absence of color. In the artist’s portrait of Melville, Jacobsen incorporates symbols, American Flags, an architect’s compass, a golden crystal which upon close study reveals a small but pure white triangle, all of this painted against a vast, horizontal ocean which harbors the White Whale and provided a way for Melville to set sail on his 3 year journey at sea. The artist, Jacobsen,  has intentionally left images of the whale out of the painting and focuses on the author himself, his symbols and the white triangle containing all of the colors of the universe resting a top the crystal . This is an important portrait in context of the exhibition since Melville was a visitor to Hudson and in Moby Dick he uses imagery of the whale to describe man’s relationship to nature in terms drawn from 18th Century Aesthetic Philosophy which Jacobsen also  beautifully threads throughout his work.

UNTITLED ( COOPERS HAWK ) is perhaps the most direct  portrait in the exhibition, a life study of the bird Jacobsen found on his land in Germantown, it’s twisted body still warm from the fall that took place after he flew into a pane of glass and died. Feathers, greenish talons, a tiny black beak and a regal display of soft , gently patterned black and white feathers all became the perfect subject matter for the artist. After taking the hawk to his studio, Jacobsen rearranged it’s body delicately and then respectfully placed it into a wooden box, photographed the body before any signs of rigamortis set in, preserving the beauty and dignity of death. The portrait is gorgeous, reminiscent of and Old Master work painted with the hand of brilliance.

The Gilded Owl and Lampedo Gallery presents an exhibition devoted exclusively to furniture designed by Berlin architects between 1910 and 1930. The six-week show, “Berlin Deko – German furniture 1910 – 1930″ is a comprehensive survey of German design to look beyond the Bauhaus movement. It aims to highlight the long-overlooked significance and legacy of Berlin as an important European center of architecture and design. Among the protagonists are Leo Nachtlicht, Bruno Paul, Eduard Pfeiffer and Lajos Kozma.

Because Berlin has attracted artists from abroad for centuries, the city has also been a crossroads for a variety of approaches to art and design that originated in near and far corners of the world. These distinct influences and their many hybrids will unfold throughout the exhibition. The objects shown will span a vast arc from futurism to expressionism, from the avant-garde to the traditional, with an underlying current of the exotic and the baroque, which is typical of the period.

Over the past twenty years German interior design from this period has often been reexamined and found its way into private and public collections such as those of the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, the Wolfsonian in Miami, or the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. To capture the truest essence of Berlin in the Deco Years, Lampedo invited Arne Sildatke to write an essay for the show. Mr. Sildatke, who wrote his doctorate paper on Art Deco Interiors in Weimar Germany, is a key expert who reevaluated German design of that era and gave it a new position in the history of art.

Established in 2004 in Berlin, Lampedo Gallery is focused on European continental furniture. In 2009 it relocated to New York. Owner Markus Winter has introduced furniture by architects such as Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Bruno Paul or Gio Ponti into both public and private collections. In 2004 he curated, along with Brian Kish, the first exhibition in America on Guglielmo Ulrich and in 2008 he organized the first exhibition on Luisa and Ico Parisi in Germany.

Paul Jacobsen “In Through the Outside” and Berlin Deko will be on view at 105 Warren Street through November 18th.

KLEMENS GASSER There Will Be…Without You

The Gilded Owl is pleased to announce There Will Be…Without You, an exhibition of photographs by Klemens Gasser. In his eighth solo show, Gasser presents not only an ornithological study in photography, but establishes, delicately, an existential examination of acts and awareness. Working in tandem, the two seemingly opposing tenets meld with one another as their simultaneous simplicity and complexity beam in Gasser’s offering of six monumental bird portraits.


There Will Be Common Grackles Without You 11:43 AM, 2013 c-print on Fujiflex edition of 5 (+1AP) 48 x 72 inches

Taken with a handheld camera, forgoing the standard long-lens, high definition, hyper-saturated stereotype of standard nature photography, these portraits further pronounce the swift and often fleeting nature of the human state through the image of the bird. Frequently, the viewer finds themselves in a parallel gaze with the birds, as Gasser demonstrates the stark solitude of an animal innate to abiding by group nature.

As artist, as subject, as spectator, Gasser raises a question that transcends the ability to answer but one bit: which observes first- the subject or the artist? While that prominent unknown lingers, the viewer can only discern their place as the final observer, mimicking the intrinsic, ontological symmetries between Klemens Gasser’s work and the birds captured by his lens.

There Will Be…Without You opened Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at The Gilded Owl, located at 105 Warren Street in Hudson, New York and will be on display until August 20th.


There Will Be Franklin’s Gulls Without You 6:22 PM, 2015 c-print of Fujiflex edition of 5 (+1AP) 48 x 72 inches

 

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There Will Be Snowy Owls Without You 10:06 am, edition of 5 (+1AP) 2013 48 x 72 inches

THE ANATOMY OF A ROOM

The Gilded Owl is pleased to announce it’s latest exhibition “THE ANATOMY OF A ROOM” in Hudson, NY.

This group show features works by master craftsmen Peter Superti, Ron Arad, Vico Magistretti, and Frederick McSwain and Brad Ascalon. The main gallery will feature a collection of pairs of chairs from 1920-1980 as well as artwork by Karl Klingbiel and Margaret Evangeline. In the other ancillary spaces table top pieces by Tommi Parzinger, Steven Holl, and Michael Graves are shown with Syliva Jaffe and Cole Italia and works by photographer Mick Rock and artwork by Sharon Brant.

And we are thrilled to present new work by jewelry designer and sculptor Jessica Carroll.

Opening November 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

GEORGE HOFMANN FRAGMENTS / DUCCIO • HOURS • BREVIARY

The Gilded Owl is pleased to present it’s fifth exhibition titled FRAGMENTS; paintings on panel by the artist, George Hofmann. On view in the galleries are 3 bodies of work dating from 2011 & 2012, each of which refer to their respective titles including Duccio, Breviary & Hours. Following are selected works and insight from Hofmann.

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THE MYSTERY OF BEAUTY “IL MISTERO DELLA BELLEZZA / WORKS BY INDIA EVANS & ROOMS INSPIRED BY CARLO MOLLINO

On February 27th THE GILDED OWL opened it’s fourth show The Mystery of Beauty “Il Mistero della Bellezza” in Hudson, New York.

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BLACK / WHITE + ALEX P WHITE

THE GILDED OWL is pleased to present it’s third exhibition in Hudson, New York titled BLACK / WHITE + ALEX P WHITE. Inspiration for the show comes from combining Alex P White’s design sensibility and our love of all things black & white.

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STEPHEN SPROUSE

In 2001 on the way to buy my mom a birthday present, I was running down 14th street and rounded the corner onto Eighth Avenue and ran into Stephen Sprouse so hard I knocked him down onto the pavement.

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THE GILDED OWL gallery opening

On Saturday November 22nd THE GILDED OWL gallery officially opened at 105 Warren Street in Hudson, NY.  After exactly one year of renovation and construction Elizabeth Moore and I welcomed over one hundred and eighty five guests to celebrate our inaugural show in the 1785 Federal style house that is a now home to a realized version of our design, art, fashion and music journal. The brilliant Hudson based photographer Tomm Roesch documented our preparations and was on hand with us to capture the opening with his thoughtful eye.  Thank you to all who made the journey to our beautiful new gallery and here’s a glimpse into THE GILDED OWL.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opYNxM24DFs

APPARATUS STUDIOS + CINNAMON PROJECTS

This week as we countdown to THE GILDED OWL gallery opening on Saturday night we will preview some of the artists and designers work kicking off our inaugural show! First up is the collaboration between APPARATUS STUDIOS + CINNAMON PROJECTS.

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FREDERIC MALLE + STEVEN HOLL

Sometimes collaborations produce extraordinary results and the new Frederic Malle boutique designed by Steven Holl on Greenwich Avenue is New York at its most inspiring.

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THE DR. OLIVER BRONSON HOUSE

Last weekend while continuing to ready The Gilded Owl gallery for a summer opening, I attended the first weekend of annual fundraising for The Dr. Oliver Bronson House in Hudson, New York.

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Casa Malaparte

Perched on the eastern side of the island of Capri on Punta Massullo is one of the most captivating houses I have ever seen.

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Camo + Comeback = Timeless

This Spring it’s hard not to notice the resurgence of camouflage and it’s enduring impact on the fashion industry.

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The Hunt for Style by Erin Hazelton

With Giovanna Battaglia on the way to a show in les Tuileries

When I was a kid all I did was look for inspiration; beauty. I religiously flipped through my mother’s monthly Better Homes and Gardens and her occasional Town & Country picking out the prettiest girls, the best dresses and the nicest rooms.

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REBEL REBEL RECORDS TOP 5

We are excited to announce that after one year of construction THE GILDED OWL will open it’s doors in Hudson, New York as a gallery of design, fine art, objects, fashion and music. As we countdown to our opening we will begin to preview some of the designers and artists work as well as interior images of the landmarked 1785 house that will soon become our new home.

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ROISIN MURPHY / MI SENTI

Happy Summer to everyone and sorry to have been out of touch!  While The Gilded Owl gets ready to launch our gallery upstate in Hudson, NY~SUPER EXCITING~we bring you our favorite new EP by the one and only Roisin Murphy entitled Mi Senti.

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REBEL REBEL RECORDS TOP 5

Spring is finally here and Rebel Rebel Records is spinning new tunes from these brilliant artists.

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ARMAND JONCKERS / SEBASTIAN + BARQUET

Currently on view at Sebastian + Barquet is a stunning collection of tables from 1973-1983 by Armand Jonckers, the Belgian furniture designer.

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BECK / MORNING PHASE

I could not end the day without recommending Beck’s latest album Morning Phase, a haunting and melancholic collection of meticulously crafted songs.

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KEITH SONNIER / Elysian Plain + Early Works

The new Keith Sonnier show of both early works and his Elysian Plain series at Pace is sensational.

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KRIEST / Kristin Victoria Barron

In 2002 my business was celebrating it’s one year anniversary, I had signed the lease on my first office at Union Square and Kristin Victoria Barron became my second assistant.

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CARVEN / GUILLAUME HENRY

Sixty nine years ago Madame Carven launched her first Haute Couture collection at Rond-Point des Champs-Elysees in Paris.

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REBEL REBEL RECORDS TOP 5

It’s the beginning of a new year and David Shebiro’s Top 5 at Rebel Rebel Records this month are all inspiring new efforts from some of the most original voices in music.

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2014 the year ahead

littlegildyAs I begin a new year I can’t help but look back on 2013 and think about all of the amazing people I have met through the world of interior design and blogging, a place that I never thought I belonged or would be able to contribute to in a meaningful way.

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Maarten Baas / Carpenters Workshop Gallery / Design Miami

Design Miami was sensational this year and every gallery present pulled out all the stops to make their exhibition spaces spectacular and compelling.

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LALANNE / The Poetry of Sculpture

On a beautiful fall day in New York I was lucky enough to catch the Les Lalanne exhibit, The Poetry of Sculpture at Sotheby’s at my friend Elizabeth Moore’s recommendation.

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Hechizoo/Jorge Lizarazo

Last week I was invited by my friend Cristina Grajales to preview the work of Jorge Lizarazo and his textile company Hechizoo before his second show opened Thursday night.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

This week Rebel Rebel Records is remembering one of Lou Reed’s best, Transformer and it’s impact is more relevant than ever.

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ERRATUS / Stephen Appleby-Barr

I just returned from Toronto after attending Stephen Appleby-Barr’s second solo opening Erratus at Nicholas Metivier Gallery and it was sensational!

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Hank Virgona

When I moved into 41 Union Square West thirteen years ago and started my interior design business I met an artist named Hank Virgona that has inspired me ever since.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

This week GlasvegasWeekendVolcano Choir, Emiliana Torrini and Nine Inch Nails new releases round out David Shebiro’s Top 5 at Rebel Rebel Records.

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Michael Abrams

In 2001 as one of my first projects was nearing completion, looking for art for the living room I discovered Michael Abrams work at Sears Peyton Gallery.

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The Gilded Shoes (for her) by Erin Hazelton

Ever since the moment I laid eyes on Dorothy’s ruby slippers I’ve had an obsession with “fancy” shoes.

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Fromental

I first discovered Fromental in 2006 when I was working on a house in Alabama and wanted something special and unusual for a powder room.  We were looking at different plaster finishes and hand troweled surfaces but once we saw the intricately embroidered wallpaper called Peace Blossom from Fromental we were sold.

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Daniel Sean Murphy

Recently I had the great fortune of meeting Daniel Sean Murphy, a brilliant artist but that’s not really an accurate description of his talent.

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Knoll / Olivares Chair

Every once in a while a chair comes along that is destined to become a classic and Jonathan Olivares’ new indoor/outdoor chair for Knoll is just that!

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Goldfrapp / Drew

This morning Goldfrapp released the first single “Drew” from their upcoming album Tales of Us and it’s a stunner!

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James Turrell / Aten Reign

Aten Reign, the new James Turrell light sculpture opened Friday night at the Guggenheim and I was there to get a first look at this incredible new work.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

Summer’s here and Rebel Rebel Records Top 5 this week walks the line between hot and cool.

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Gio Ponti / Vivere alla Ponti

Recently the Italian Cultural Institute of New York exhibited the houses inhabited by Gio Ponti and the furniture he designed out of experiments in domestic life and architecture for both working and living.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

This weeks Top 5 by David Shebiro of Rebel Rebel Records

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KHOURI GUZMAN BUNCE LIMITED

Rarely does furniture design strike me as so beautiful and the details so thoughtful that I’m jealous I didn’t think of it myself.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

Instead of writing my thoughts on this week’s Rebel Rebel Top 5 I decided to check in with some of music’s best critics since they really are the pros.

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DAVID MALLETT by Erin Hazelton

I met David Mallett for the first time about nine years ago. Every time I went to Paris I was enamored with the way the Parisian women looked.

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Alberto Biagetti

I’ve always been fascinated by the 80’s Memphis design and architecture group founded by Ettore Sottsass in 1981.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

Spring is here and this weeks Rebel Rebel Top 5 features 3 fresh new voices and 2 80’s power groups latest!

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

David Shebiro’s Rebel Rebel Top 5 this week is the best line up yet!

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Herve Van Der Straeten / Ralph Pucci

For many years I have been following the work of the uber talented French furniture, lighting and jewelry designer Herve Van Der Straeten.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

This weeks new music kicks off with Bowie’s first album in 10 years and he made it because he has a lot to say.

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Fontana Arte / Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand

On Thursday, March 7th Bernd Goeckler will host a book signing of the fantastic new publication Fontana Arte by Franco Deboni. The results of a lifetime of collecting lighting, furniture and objects from the famed glass company and three years of writing and assembling these incredible works, Deboni’s book is truly something extraordinary and the most complete document on the companies history and it’s three primary directors.

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Aedes De Venustas

Robert Gerstner and Karl Bradl’s opulent perfume boutique on Christopher Street in the village has an old world patina on the exterior but as you enter the shop your senses are stimulated like no other space I have ever encountered.

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Introducing LION BABE

Since it’s freezing cold outside and a blizzard today in NYC I thought I’d heat things up with the first single from LION BABE.

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Santoni / Rubelli + Gio Ponti

For my upcoming first gallery show of The Gilded Owl this spring I wanted the focus to be on design that I had previously covered over the past year that recognized outstanding craftsmanship.

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LANVIN / MR Architecture + Decor

The new Lanvin men’s store opened Saturday in New York and I was there to get a first glimpse.

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Birmingham, Al Residence

One of the projects that has proven to be the most rewarding I have designed is a house for my best friend, her husband and their family in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Le Corbusier Cabanon 1952 / Cassina

At Design/Miami this year Cassina rebuilt a replica of Le Corbusier’s Cabanon interior designed in 1952 and I was thrilled to attend a preview of the show.

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Design at Fairchild: Sitting Naturally

This year as part of Design/Miami, The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden asked Cristina Grajales Gallery to commission seven of her brightest design stars to create site specific outdoor furniture (mostly benches) for its inaugural design initiative.

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Emilio Pucci New York

The new Emilio Pucci store on Madison Avenue designed by Joseph Dirand opened last month and was inspired by the palazzo in Florence, Italy.

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Four Freedoms Park / Louis Kahn

On September 24th, 1973, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Governor of New York, and John V. Lindsay, Mayor of New York City, invited 800 guests for the renaming of Welfare Island to Roosevelt Island in honor of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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Ali Tayar / Parallel Design

I recently visited architect Ali Tayar’s exquisite apartment and offices to go behind the scenes and find out what inspires the details and construction techniques in his work.

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Kohei Nawa

Currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is Kohei Nawa’s PixCell-Deer #24. As part of the “Designing Nature, the Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art” exhibit this work can be seen through January 13.

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antonio azzuolo s/s 13

At the Antonio Azzuolo Spring/Summer 2013 show yesterday, the look was a mix of New York swagger street fashion and the art of being well dressed.

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Christofle / Stephane Parmentier

The first time I remember discovering Christofle was in college seeing a Gio Ponti designed mask, Il Diavolo in a design magazine and that began my life long admiration of the architect and designer’s work.

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Frederick McSwain / Brad Ascalon

At this year’s ICFF in New York, Elizabeth Moore and I met Brad Ascalon at the Wanted Design off site show in Chelsea.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

The 70’s, 80’s and 90’s revisited in this weeks stellar Rebel Rebel Top 5 from David Shebiro.

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East Hampton Residence

This summer Andy Goldsborough Interior Design is nearing completion on a project in East Hampton.

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BDDW / Tyler Hays

When I first started thinking about writing a blog it was mainly to document travel diaries of important design destinations and to share information on craftsmanship in design.

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The Morgan Library & Museum

Although I have lived directly behind the Morgan Library for more than 5 years, I had not fully rediscovered the library and museum until recently at the Dan Flavin Drawing show.

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Jussara Lee

I met Jussara Lee 11 years ago at her perfectly appointed minimally furnished shop on Little West 12th Street.

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Segno Italiano / ICFF & Design Week

My friends Fabio Don and Domenico Rocca of Segno Italiano along with Jacopo Casoni were here last week to launch the chairs of Chiavari at GD Cucine.

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Cristina Grajales

Cristina Grajales is the most passionate design enthusiast you will ever meet!

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Zaha Hadid / Liquid Glacial

Architect Zaha Hadid’s latest table series made of acrylic resembles whirlpools and is slick as an iceberg.

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Bjorn Wiinblad

I discovered Danish designer Bjorn Wiinblad in college and was immediately drawn to his figures and porcelain objects.

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Lou Doillon / I.C.U.

The Gilded Owl loves I.C.U., the debut video and single from French model, actress and singer Lou’s Doillon’s upcoming EP due out June 11th. Gorgeous!

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Gilded Shoes for Spring

In anticipation of Tom Sachs: SPACE PROGRAM: MARS Show opening May 16th at the Park Avenue Armory, I’ve spotted a few gilded shoes to get you in the spirit for spring.

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Emma Bennett

For my next post, I immediately thought of Emma Bennett, an artist from Wales, working in London that I think is sensational!

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Gio Ponti / Parco dei Principi Sorrento

Recently, I took my mom on a trip to Italy that I will never forget.

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Lana Del Rey covers Kasabian’s “Goodbye Kiss”

After Kasabian covered Lana’s “Video Games” she returned the favor by covering “Goodbye Kiss”.

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Villa Necchi Campiglio Milan

On my recent trip to Chiavari, I also spent a few days in Milan and visited the magnificent Villa Necchi.

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Tadao Ando / The Modern Fort Worth

Once I had taken in the Kimbell, I strolled over to the Modern Museum of Art by Tadao Ando, completed in 2002.

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Lana Del Rey / Blue Jeans

The Gilded Owl is listening to Lana Del Rey……….

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Louis Kahn / Kimbell Art Museum

I’ve just returned from Dallas, Texas and visited the Kimbell Art Museum by Louis Kahn.

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Stephen Appleby-Barr

Two years ago, my partner and I purchased our first painting by Stephen Appleby-Barr from Nicholas Metivier Gallery at the PULSE Art Fair in New York.

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Rebel Rebel Records Top 5

David Shebiro of Rebel Rebel Records on Bleecker Street will contribute bi-weekly to The Gilded Owl and I’m thrilled!!

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The Chairs of Chiavari

In November I was lucky enough to take a guided tour of the Podesta Sedie chair factory in Chiavari, Italy with Elizabeth Moore, Private Art Advisor extraordinaire and my dearest friend in New York.

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