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Museum Review: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia

  We like muse­ums. In par­tic­u­lar, I like muse­ums with excel­lent Dec­o­ra­tive Arts col­lec­tions. This tends to not be what oth­er peo­ple look at — I haven’t seen the Mona Lisa in my last half dozen vis­its to the Lou­vre, but always see the fur­ni­ture, for exam­ple. Last year I did review some of the fin­er muse­ums […]

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Finding Inspiration in Masterworks: Part IV, the Ruhlmann Cabinet D’Etat

For the last seg­ment of our Mas­ter­works series (for now — Dave and Eliz­a­beth are head­ing back to Europe this sum­mer!) we’re back to talk about Dave’s new ambi­tious per­son­al project(s): the Oeben Sec­re­taire a Cylin­dre and a Ruhlmann Cab­i­net D’Etat. In our pre­vi­ous install­ment at the Musée des Arts Dec­o­rat­ifs Dave had just decid­ed that instead of tak­ing away […]

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Finding Inspiration in Masterpieces: Part III, Musée des Arts Decoratifs

Part III of our series is here, and our next stop is the Musée des Arts Dec­o­rat­ifs! Next week we’ll be back to talk about Dave’s next steps for his ambi­tious per­son­al project(s). — Jenn Half hour out­side and I was ready for the next stop: the Musée des Arts Dec­o­rat­ifs, down the street from the entrance to the […]

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