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Weekend / Stuff

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The 80s called. They want their modern back. Ettore Sottsass Enorme Telephone

Downtown Modernism / Los Angeles

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Downtown Modernism Show  in Los Angeles Sunday, April 29th It only happens twice a year. I've said it before, it's my favorite flea market--for both buying and selling. I'll be in my usual spot. 

Maurice Martiné / Exhibition at Archive

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The Maurice Martiné exhibition is installed and the opening was a lot of fun.  It runs Monday through Saturday 11-5, until May 11th: Archive 20th Century 884 W 18th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627 More information and some tips,  here . I couldn't be happier about how it looks. More pics later.  The opening. Archive really went all out hosting the event. Thanks to all my buddies that were there! I'll do a more more in-depth post later.

Weekend / Stuff

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John Follis for Architectural Pottery La Gardo Tackett for Architectural Pottery Robert Maxwell Critter Peter Shire, 1989

Jun Kaneko / Desert Botanical Garden

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Jun Kaneko at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix The exhibition includes a series of monumental sculptures by Kaneko. Sun Dial with a Soleri bell The Kaneko  exhibition runs until May 18th

Weekend / Stuff

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In terms of shopping, it was a very minimalist weekend. This is from the  André Emmerich Gallery exhibition in 1979. Cedric Hartman A very well done E.T. ceramic face.  Ha!

AFASE Solar House / Scottsdale

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Solar House (1957) by Peter Lee In 1954, a group of Arizona politicians, business leaders and Arizona State University joined forces with the Stanford Research Institute to form the Association for Applied Solar Energy  (AFASE) . The mission was to promote research and investment in solar energy. They held symposiums, exhibitions and s ponsored architecture and design competitions.  This included  a 1957 competition called  Living with the Sun.  Architects submitted designs for a solar house that would be built  in Phoenix. Concepts were submitted by  Paolo Soleri, Victor Olgyay, Davis, Brody and Wisniewski, and Leland Lewis Evison.  The prize-winning design was awarded to   University of Minnesota School of Architecture senior, Peter Lee .  Image:  ASU  via  A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War  by Daniel A. Barber Image:  ASU  via  A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War  by Daniel A. Barber L

Weekend / Stuff

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Stool and Akari lamp by Isamu Noguchi  Irving Harper for George Nelson - 1958 John Caruthers Esther and Gross Wood For books For plants For doors Andrew Bergloff Tackett and animals