“At The Noyes Home:
Blum & Poe, Mendes Wooden DM, and Object & Factor”
By way of November 28, 2020
What the galleries say: “‘At The Noyes Home,’ introduced by Blum & Poe, Mendes Wooden DM, and Object & Factor, gives a singular alternative to expertise up to date artwork and design in an iconic residential setting. Going down inside [architect and industrial designer] Eliot Noyes’s (1910–1977) modernist household house in New Canaan, Connecticut, the exhibition brings collectively simply over 80 works from 34 worldwide artists and designers, together with Lucas Arruda, Lynda Benglis, Heidi Bucher, Sonia Gomes, Inexperienced River Mission LLC, Mark Grotjahn, Kazunori Hamana, Sheila Hicks, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Antonio Obá, Gaetano Pesce, and Faye Toogood, amongst others…
In 1958, Noyes commented that aesthetic objects can ‘finest be loved in a home designed to carry artwork and their every day lives into as shut every day contact attainable.’ He created simply such a spot, and that sense of contact remains to be alive and effectively: a contemporary story, with a fairytale ending.”
Why it’s price a glance: By no means earlier than open to the general public, this sleekly designed home is a murals in and of itself—by no means thoughts the plush environment and eclectic artwork and design objects inside. Eliot Noyes, who designed the house for his household in 1955, adopted the identical playbook he employed in his industrial design work on the IBM Selectric typewriter and World’s Truthful pavilion: utilizing truthful supplies and adhering to easy varieties. The exhibition—which represents a uncommon collaboration amongst two prime galleries and the design truthful Object & Factor—provides pleasant juxtapositions between modern Trendy structure and up to date artworks, a lot of which had been created particularly for this present. Should you prefer to fantasize about actual property, this one is for you.
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