Tag Archives: bauhaus

Einstein’s Furniture tells his Story

Back in the 1970s, a series of books titled Nomadic Furniture promoted ideas about how to make lightweight beds, bookshelves and modules that were collapsible and easily reassembled for a peripatetic lifestyle. This kind of portable furniture would have been … Continue reading

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Imagine the Possibilities

What could be more fun that spring break? If only I were a kid, I’d sign up right away for Spring Break: The Art of Japan at the Arts Council of Princeton, March 29 – April 2, for ages 5-12. … Continue reading

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Capricious Forms

Just before it closes (Jan. 13), I finally got to see the Kandinsky show at the Guggenheim. It was so cold, and the lines so long, I debated whether I should buy the catalog or see the exhibit (cost more … Continue reading

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Utopia

“All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in.” Toni Morrison New Jersey – home to the original diner, FM radio, the lithium battery, the zipper, the boardwalk, the phonograph … Continue reading

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From Bauhaus to Our House

Roosevelt, NJ, has a rich artistic heritage. It is, of course, home to the mural, pictured at left, painted by Ben Shahn, in what was then a town known as Jersey Homesteads. A studio sale at the Assifa Space, 40 … Continue reading

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