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Art Dealer’s Lair

Art Dealer’s Lair

The architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Errill erected this vast white-brick temple to modernity in 1950 and called it Manhattan House. The architecture typifiesNew York in one of its most confident eras, a period of AmericanDesign coming of age on the world...

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An Archival Celebration of Immortal Aesthetics

An Archival Celebration of Immortal Aesthetics

The cover of the first issue of Habitat – which appeared in May 1973 – an airbrush work by the renowned South African artist Norman Catherine, Electric Still Life.  In a dingy litho print shop in Doornfontein, Johannesburg, the first printed issue of...

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