Brass on the Brain

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I’ve developed an affinity with brass – yes, that yellow alloy of copper and zinc. I find the metal rather unique as it can make a strong statement in even the simplest form. It can also lend to particularly modern aesthetics, or, equally, more traditional pieces. Brass evokes its own glamour without much exertion or force. Above, a 6″ brass knot via One Kings Lane, a fun objet for the home. Also loving this tiny “c table” from CB2.

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Soak

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 8.28.22 AMToday, this is where I’d like to be, in Isaac Mizrahi’s bathtub (sans Isaac Mizrahi, of course). His Manhattan home, a historic 1931 building (hence the radiator in the bathroom), was featured in Architectural Digest not too long ago. Although the rest of the home reflects his modern, colorful essence, I love the simplicity of the bathroom, the modern rigid lines and natural light. See more, here. 

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A Very, Merry, Warhol Christmas

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.10.21 PMAndy Warhol’s Christmas Tree, drawn in 1954. Estimated USD 6,000 – 8,000. More here.

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.14.13 PMChristmas Invitation Design. 1956. Estimated USD 7,000 – 10,000. More here.

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.16.07 PMMy personal favorite that lends to my affinity with cherubs…. A Warhol Christmas Cherub. Estimated USD 3,000 – 5,000. More here. 

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.18.23 PMFifteen Christmas Fairies. (I wish I had fifteen Christmas Fairies!) Estimated USD 8,000 – 12,000. More here. 

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.20.19 PMPine Sprig. Estimated USD 4,000 – 6,000. More here. 

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.22.33 PMAnother personal favorite: “Holly Man” circa 1956. Ink on paper. Estimated USD 7,000 – 10,000. More here. 

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.25.25 PMA Christmas Topiary. How could I resist! Estimated USD 3,000 – 5,000. More here. 

Now until December 12th, you can bid on a wide range of pieces from pop icon Andy Warhol online with Christie’s Auction House. Visit here to see the entire collection accompanied by the respective details of each lot item.

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