mid-century modern architecture

Like David Hockney? Then Meet Michael Pfleghaar.

Now it’s true, the Ohio-born, Michigan based Michael Pfleghaar‘s work is similar to that of David Hockney’s in both style and color as well as subject matter. But, given that the majority of art-lovers out there cannot come close to affording an original Hockney, Pfleghaar’s original works are an unexpectedly great alternative. (more…)

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I Finally Found The Perfect Home! Anyone Got $12,500,000 To Lend Me?

This Mid-century Modern Trousdale Estate was just put on the market for $12,500,000. An 8,000 square foot home that combines organic materials (wood and stone) with mid-century modern design and open floor plans, lots of light and a fabulous yard. Exactly what I’ve been looking for. It’s just a wee bit out of my price range. Sigh. (more…)

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Home Sweet Modern Home: Mid-Century Masterpieces For Rent

If bullet planters, Nelson platform benches, Eames lounge chairs, slate rock, clerestory windows and dry heat set your heart a-beating, you might want to consider renting one of the following mid-century modern homes in Southern California next time you need to ‘get away’. (more…)

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EICHLERS: A Modern Vision. New paintings by Danny Heller Opens Today

As a huge fan of both artist Danny Heller and architect Joseph Eichler, the exhibit opening today at Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Eichlers: A Modern Vision, it’s no wonder I feel that this exhibit is a must-see. The show consists of paintings of Eichler’s mid century modern architecture as they appear today. (more…)

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Can Houses Be Sold Like Art? Neutra Kaufmann Home Sells For Less Than Expected

Can Houses Be Sold Like Art?
In a closely watched test of the concept of selling a House as Art, a restored modernist home in Palm Springs, Calif., fetched $15 million this week at Christie’s prestigious evening sales — a record for a home sold at an art-house auction, yet far less than expected for some. (more…)

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