If These Walls Could Talk:
The Warburg Mansion

In Gilded Age New York, Fifth Avenue was host to a score of millionaires’ mansions. As the city expanded, wealthy inhabitants moved further and further north to escape the development downtown. Whereas Astor Place was the height of fashion in the 1830s, by the 1870s the desired addresses were located at 59th Street and above. […]

In Conversation: Laurie Simmons

A prolific photographer, filmmaker, and performer, Laurie Simmons has exhibited her artwork widely since the late 1970s. With the Jewish Museum’s exhibition Laurie Simmons: How We See, on view through August 9, the artist marks her first solo exhibition at a New York City museum. We teased an excerpt from our Q&A with Simmons in […]

In Conversation: Bella Meyer of FleursBELLA

With Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Willem de Rooij closing this Sunday, April 19, we thought we would catch up with Bella Meyer, the floral designer who collaborated with de Rooij on the installation of Bouquet IX in our Skirball Lobby. Bella Meyer is the owner of FleursBELLA, the granddaughter of Marc Chagall, and a […]