Protean Spirit: Emmett Moore

While ambling down the streets of Wynwood during Art Basel, you’ll encounter the usual graffiti and street art murals that have made the neighborhood famous and defined its energetically gritty topography. But as you reach Northwest 23rd Street, you’ll see something quite different (though it typifies Miami quite pithily): a one-inch-thick silhouette of slickly-rendered sunglasses…

Art, design, Emmett Moore, Miami, Wynwood

STUDIO/ Adam Silverman, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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There is an undercurrent of artistic turbulence throughout the potter Adam Silverman’s workspace. Part laboratory and part artist’s loft, it is light and open, yielding a confluence of unaccountably perplexing yet beautiful and elegant objects. These, the former-architect employs independently, or in groups within his compelling environments and installations. The structures of Silverman’s…

PASSION PROJECT

Two powerhouse dealers—Dominique Lévy and Zesty Meyers—share a rare moment of calm and reflect on their respective art and design markets.

Cultured Magazine, Dominique Lévy, Zesty Meyers

Rediscovery

In the early 2000s, when Zesty Meyers of R Gallery in New York first began showing furniture by Brazilian designer Joaquim Tenreiro, not many collectors outside of Rio knew much about the Mid-Century master.

Cultured Magazine, Joaquim Tenreiro, Zesty Meyers

Subtle Hand

Architect Annabelle Seldorf masters the art of restraint

Annabelle Seldorf, architecture, Cultured Magazine

Major Creators

These female visionaries prove that gender doesn’t matter when it comes to forward-thinking architecture.

Amanda Levete, architecture, Cultured Magazine, Farshid Moussavi, Jeanne Gang, Tatiana Bilbao

Madcap Design

Glenn Adamson is poised to push New York’s Museum of Arts and Design into an intellectual space that asks, ”What is craft?”

Cultured Magazine, Glenn Adamson, Museum of Art and Design, Thomas P. Campbell, Victoria & Albert Museum

Francophile

In postwar France, a new generation of architects and designers produced innovative works dedicated to modernity, utility and elegance. We explore some of the best the period has to offer…

Antoine Philippon, Charlotte Perriand, Cultured Magazine, Dirk Jan Rol, Jacqueline Lecoq, Janine Abraham, Jean Prouvé, Line Vautrin, Pierre Paulin, Susan Morgan

The Matriarch/ Eva Chow

Eva Chow has jet lag. Last week the Los Angeles–based arts patron and tastemaker was in Seoul for the opening of a survey of American art at the National Museum of Korea…

Cultured Magazine, Eva Chow, LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Meghan Dailey, National Museum of Korea

Fishy Business

From the standpoint of a builder, the fish is the perfect symbiosis between skin and structure. Where there is movement there is stability. Where there is flexibility there is strength. Indeed, the dynamic shapes of Frank Gehry’s buildings have often been related to fish — several of his buildings have literally been fish.

fish lamps, Frank Gehry, Gagosian, lighting