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Downtown Modernism / Los Angeles

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Downtown Modernism is back! October 31st, 2021 Market Hours are from 8AM-2PM 2901 Saco St. Los Angeles, CA 90058 You know this is my favorite flea market. I'll be set up, although you won't find any chrome in my booth : ) Image: Downtown Modernism 

Weekend / Stuff

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Franco Albini for Knoll, La Gardo Tackett, Laura Andreson and Heino Walter Lamb

The Modern Chair / Palm Springs Art Museum

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  The Modern Chair  at the  Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center  This exhibition is organized by Palm Springs Art Museum and curated by Brad Dunning, architecture and design specialist, with support from Rochelle Steiner. The Modern Chair traces the evolution from the first cantilevered example by Mart Stam, and then onward to designs of current times including examples by Cini Boeri, Charles and Ray Eames, Frank Gehry, Eileen Gray, George Nakashima, Charlotte Perriand, Rudolph Schindler, among many others. Technological and stylistic advances pushed chair design forward at a breakneck speed in the 20th century like no other time before. The exhibition will also contain important examples of 21st century as well. The exhibition starts with two Dutch designs by Gerrit Rietveld and Mart Stam. R.M. Schindler Cantilevered chair, 1926-1940  Alvin Lustig Paramount Chair, 1948 I'm without my one comfortable chair until April.  Only 55 chairs were produced.  Charles and

Weekend / Stuff

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  Ellamarie Woolley pendant and Melvin Best bird I've had my eye out for one of his birds. Best is pretty obscure but he was a pretty major designer. For plants I buy shiny stuff sometimes...Angelo Lelii The good stuff...Eugene Weston for Modern Color Inc.