Calder-Picasso

Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso, modern masters and two of twentieth century art’s most prolific and seminal figures, innovated entirely new ways to perceive grand themes

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Benjamin Weaver
Andrée Putman

Known as la reine du damier (the queen of the checkerboard), the interior designer Andrée Putman (1925-2013) had an outlook of “radical simplicity” that made her seem perpetually modern

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Benjamin Weaver
Bice Lazzari

Although something of an introverted character, Beatrice “Bice” Lazzari (1900-1981), was one of the most innovative Italian abstractionists of the 20th century

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Benjamin Weaver
Eileen Gray

The forerunner of Zaha Hadid and Eva Jiricnashe, Eileen Gray took the lead in redefining architecture as a plausible profession for her sex

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Benjamin Weaver
Lucio Fontana

Founding a modern art movement known as Spazialismo (Spatialism), Argentine-Italian artist Lucio Fontana forged a legacy with experimental new ideas that continue to influence artists today

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Benjamin Weaver
Josef Albers

One of the most influential and innovative painters and printmakers of the twentieth century, German-American artist Josef Albers is best known for his seminal Homage to the Square series of the 1950’s and 60s

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Benjamin Weaver
I.M. Pei

I.M Pei's prolific contribution to architecture spans the globe and two centuries. He leaves behind a formidable legacy that will continue to influence architects and designers for decades to come.

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Benjamin Weaver
Jeff Koons

Critics have likened Koons’ to both Warhol and Duchamp and, whether rightly or wrongly, one can’t think of the last three decades in art without thinking of Koons

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Benjamin Weaver
Investment Piece

There are a myriad reasons for growth in the luxury furniture market, but above all, the way we look at design is changing; icons and classics are no longer seen only as museum pieces, but as products to live with everyday

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Benjamin Weaver
Jean Prouvé

One of the most innovative and idealistic designers of the early modernist movement, Jean Prouvé championed mass-produced pieces, introducing the “Machine Age” and industrial engineered modern design aesthetic to the steel and aluminum architecture he created

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Benjamin Weaver
A Feminine Affair

It might seem as if the gap between male and female artists is closing; however, in museums and significant art institutions the work of women consists of only 15 to 30% of the total exhibited work

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Benjamin Weaver
KAWS

Using cartoon language to express deeply emotional themes and ideologies, KAWS creates works that speak to audiences far beyond the museums and galleries in which he regularly exhibits

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Benjamin Weaver