Art and Style


Borrowed Beauties

Borrowed Beauties

As holiday dinner parties grow—your daughter brings home her college roommate, your sister and brother-in-law decide to make the trip East...

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Love Among the Ruins

Love Among the Ruins


In the aftermath of her mother’s death, she returned to northern New Hampshire and photographed her home with the hope...

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Modern Marvel

Modern Marvel

Walter Gropius was constantly irritated by the fact that his design ideals became a “look.” The principles of the Bauhaus constitute...

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Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff

When we say it’s hot this summer, we’re not just talking about the weather. We’re describing the high-voltage impact that strong...

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Looking Forward

Looking Forward


Mazur’s work from 1960 to 1980 was primarily figurative. “In 1993 there was a real change, although I’ve never...

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Candid Camera

Candid Camera


Her mother gave McPhee her first camera when she was twelve, and she went on to study under the...

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Beauty in the Beasts

Beauty in the Beasts


McKie’s furniture incorporates what she calls the essence of an animal rather than a strict representation. As she explains...

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Versailles Revisited

Versailles Revisited

It was a time of horse racing and baronesses, of high society and industry, of grand philanthropic projects and lavish parties....

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Threads of Genius

Threads of Genius

Fowler-Miller’s work is known for its improvisational quality. “Sometimes I call it haphazard,” she jokes as we tour her attic studio,...

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Rocks Star

Rocks Star

Lew French stands in front of a massive fireplace made of thousands of stones, some the size of a Mini Cooper,...

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