Bin Feng, The American Dream-Scriptorium, Archival pigment print, Eckert Fine Art. Click to inquire.
Back to school and September calls for the retreat inside. With a wardrobe overhaul replacing last blog post’s bikinis, the darker shades and tones of fall instigates new needs for coziness. What better setting than the library or study?
Thomas Hartmann, Ohne Titel (Berliner Zimmer)/ Without Title (Berlin Room) 2014,
Oil on canvas, Rosenbaum Contemporary. Click to inquire.
Realist portraits by Thomas Eakins in 19th century Philadelphia sought to reflect the seriousness and intellect of sitters by placing them in the splendor of their personal libraries. While libraries and studies seem to be the preferred environment of Jane Austen heroines, today, instagram posts of artfully curated and designed libraries celebrate the book lover.
Charles C. Ward, The Evening Lesson, Oil on board, Godel & Co. Fine Art. Click to inquire.
FADA’s inventory connotes the satisfaction of studying-or at least doing it in the perfect place. Like a Dutch cabinet of curiosities, the contemporary library merges literature and trinkets-a portrait without the sitter.
Max Steven Grossman, Rock and Roll VW, Digital print and plexiglass, Beatriz Esguerra Art. Click to inquire. Pancho Luna, Literary Illusion, Mixed Media, Timothy Yarger Fine Art. Click to inquire.