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Rodin Revisited at the Musée des Beaux Arts

'Rodin Revisited', an exhibit currently running at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts  in collaboration with the Musée Rodin in Paris, ‘has taken on the task of reintroducing Auguste Rodin to an audience that may consider, in Hughes’s words, “reproductions of The Kiss and The Thinker the very furniture of cliché.” … According to the show’s first didactic panel, the general public’s understanding of sculptural practice is lacking and “nourished by a great deal of confusion,” and this extends particularly to the little world contained within the studio of Rodin…this exhibition seeks to clarify what we do not know. It explicates the processes behind the experimental practices…Rodin’s interactions with his team of 50-odd assistants, among them live, nude models, clay beaters, mortar plashers, stone ... Read more

1st Dibs Dream Shopping Guide… (for Louisa)

If you don’t know about 1stDibs… get ready to go on a serious internet shopping spiral. 1stDibs is an incredible site connecting the world's best dealers, finest shops and most important galleries with individuals like you, the world's most sophisticated collectors, designers and curators. We are so grateful you have become our valued clients and friends because of our valued partnership with 1stDibs. This site is also an incredible resource for design content, their Introspective Magazine chooses to cover different profiles and design stories with gorgeous visuals. We were lucky enough to have our moment in the spotlight too! Definitely set aside some time to spend more time cruising our 1stDibs storefront, and make sure to ... Read more

A Midnight Summer’s Dream Dinner Party

With the long days of summer coming up, we know that entertaining is always a little easier with more daylight on our side, and delicious summer produce… Our team got together and talked about our dream dinner parties… and of course the chandeliers we would enjoy them under… “My dream summer dinner is a meal of fresh seafood and delicious antipasto…. Maybe some fresh crab claws… We would have grilled corn and asparagus, and obviously some delicious meats and cheeses. The chandelier I would love to see glowing above the dinner table is my favourite piece by E.F. Caldwell, the Doré Bronze crystal chandelier. Its shape is so unique and it is such a high-quality piece… ... Read more
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