16th World Congress on Art Deco: Miami
Yes I am heading back to Miami!!! I am honored to be asked back to lecture for this prestigious event! I’m also looking forward to reconnecting with some of the lovely people I met on my last trip in January. The Miami Design Preservation League, Art Deco Society of the Palm Beaches and The International…
History of Design
Back in May of this year we were contacted by Heather MeCormick, Managing Editor of Textbook Projects at Bard Graduate Center in New York City. She and the editor, Pat Kirkham found our website about Liu Jipiao. They were putting together a text book, History of Design – Decorative Arts and Material Culture, 1400-1900.
Lost Horizons: Art Deco Architecture of Singapore
We will be participating in an exhibit in Singapore! And since Gayook lived in Singapore for over 6 months, this exhibit is doubly exciting for her. It gives her a chance to share her father’s work with her Singaporean friends and family.
We have exciting news! This past week, our friend Jeff Cody returned from Paris where he picked up our first purchase of Liu’s work. We find it fitting because about a year and a half ago we met Jeff at the Getty Institute, Los Angeles.
Lyon Library Research Results
Well we’ve been back for about a month now…has it really been that long?? We’ve been able to get back into the swing of things here in LA but we really miss Paris!
So my family and I are Paris bound! I can’t believe that by the time you read this, we will be there. When we started researching Gong’s work (I call him Gong gong meaning “mother’s father”) we thought that eventually we should travel to Paris to research his life there, follow in his footsteps. We…