What you see outside your window can be as important as the furniture and decorative arts that you live with inside – especially in the winter.
Imagine that the snow is falling over a sleeping garden, and you pass by this red and black geometric composition by Balder as you head inside. That pop of form and color makes a huge impact against the white and brown landscape.
Over the years, I’ve had several opportunities to observe how 20th century sculpture transforms the design of outdoor environments.… Read More
No one likes to think about disaster striking, but it always helps to be prepared. The Atlantic Hurricane Season is about to begin, and could affect any of us living on the East Coast of the United States. The season runs from June through November, and peaks starting in mid-August. In the event of a storm, you’ll want to make sure your fine art and valuables are protected. Even if you’re lucky this year and don’t get any storms in your area, these 5 tips are just good practice for collectors of objects of value.… Read More
In December 2012, a collection of garden sculpture attracted interested bidders from across the country. “Placed into the right natural environment, a garden sculpture can become something more than just an interesting form. It becomes an extension of nature and may even take on a personality that changes with the seasons,” wrote department director Jane Prentiss.
That personality is even more apparent when the sculpture moves!… Read More