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20140404081116-two_towers_thebayon John McDermott: an “Artist Entrepreneur” thrives in Cambodia   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 4/4/14

These days, photographer John McDermott, once described as the “Ansel Adams of Angkor” by a New York Times writer, might be redubbed as the foremost “artist-entrepreneur” of Siem Riep, Cambodia. The owner of three galleries, McDermott understands the dynamics of selling art in a tourist town that has had explosive growth since 2003 when global tourists began to come in significant numbers to Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, about a thirty minute drive from the city. McDermot... [more]

20140113182901-eileen_gray_screen You Can't Pin Women Down: Designing Modern Women 1890-1990   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Anni Albers, Denise Scott Brown, Le Corbusier, Ray Eames, Loïe Fuller, Eileen Gray, April Greiman, Eszter Haraszty, Luba Lukova, Bonnie MacLean, Charlotte Perriand, Lilly Reich, Lucy Rie, Lella Vignelli, Eva Zeisel at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) October 5th, 2013 - September 21st
Posted 1/13/14

Three flat-bottomed brown paper bags, so simple, you could easily pass them by, stand dead center in the Kitchen Transformations section of the Designing Modern Women 1890-1990 exhibit at MoMA. On the adjacent label there are two names, Margaret E. Knight, the woman who patented the machine that made the bags in the 1870s-1880s, and Charles B. Stilwell, who, according to Juliet Kinchin, organizer of the exhibit and curator in the Department of Architecture and Design, made “subtle modifications&rdq... [more]

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