Carrie Graber Paints Pools, Palm Springs Architecture and Women [30 Paintings]

Carrie Graber, Gold and Martinis, oil on canvas, 36″ x 36″ (The Gand’s residence by Hal Levitt, 1960)

Brought to my attention by my friend Araceli Kopiloff, these contemporary oil paintings by artist Carrie Graber combine three of my favorite subjects: Swimming Pools, Mid-Century Modern architecture and Palm Springs. (more…)

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Modernism by Moonlight. Photos of Iconic Palm Springs Homes by Tom Blachford.

1030 West Cielo Drive

Using the moon as his primary light source and tweaking the exposure time, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford has created dramatic images of Mid-century modern homes, by architects from Krisel to Kaufmann, in Palm Springs. (more…)

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

Kaufmann house by neutra

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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