Showing posts from November, 2018

Weekend / Stuff

Robert Bulmore lamp, Jack Boyd sculpture, little Earthgender and fire tools. 
Arthur Umanoff cart for or David Morgan and a Ben Seibel for Kraftware
Caught in action
Photo: NFS
A better look at the Jack Boyd

Weekend / Stuff

La Gardo Tackett for Architectural Pottery, model CS-27

Maurice Grossman faces and Dick Seeger

Paul Rudolph / Walker Guest House

Paul Rudolph’s 1952 Walker Guest House has been erected in downtown Palm Springs. The house is a full-scale replica that is on loan from the Sarasota Architectural Foundation (SAF) in Florida. It was relocated and reconstructed by PS ModCom as part of Palm Springs Modernism. It made it's debut at Fall Modernism, which happened last month. It will be up until March 2020.
"Strictly adhering to an 8’ x 8’ cubic module, Rudolph created a one-unit high, three-unit wide by three-unit deep 24’ square pavilion. Offset exterior sister-ed columns frame the structure and visually lighten an already nimble assembly.
These fames support a pulley system connecting a weighted ball and plywood panel. The raised ball shuts the flap to secure the screened bay, when lowered, it yields a canopy of shaded exterior space while affording natural ventilation within and through, earning the guest house the moniker of “the cannonball house” in the process. Occurring on two consecutive of every three ba…


OBJECTS: FALL 18 Vintage Art Exhibition and Sale
Friday, Nov. 16 from 7-9pm Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10am-5pm Sunday, Nov. 18 from 10am-2pm 
Ronis Fine Art - 1946 BroadwaySan Diego, CA 92102 
Objects USA, an online gallery and resource for midcentury art and design, presents Objects: Fall 18, the thirteenth in a continuing series of sales exhibitions. 
Items for sale are all vintage, from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, and include paintings, sculpture, pottery, furniture and functional objects for indoor and outdoor use. Hard to find examples of California Design will be featured as well as artwork by midcentury San Diego artists and members of the Allied Craftsmen.

Weekend / Stuff

My haul from LA Downtown Modernism
Hans Coray Landi chair