Нью-йоркская пара, девелопер и его жена, собирают искусство уже 30 лет. Им принадлежат две квартиры, которые они объединили для того, чтобы составить экспозицию. К слову, на этаже есть и третья квартира, на которую пара положила глаз, но эта экспансия пока в планах на будущее... Cупруги обратились к архитектору Мойо Стьюмеру — он занимался пространством, а насыщение и отделку всех 17 комнат поручили Джеймсу Аману и Джону Миксу из бюро Aman & Meeks.
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When they began to look for housing that was worthy of their congregation, then, like many residents of Manhattan, they faced a problem: the apartment can be huge, the view from the window is fascinating, the address is impeccable, but the ceiling is likely to be very low. On the precious land of Manhattan, the entire twentieth century tried to build buildings with the maximum number of floors, for which everyone was extremely low.The wide corridor is about the size of a museum hall. At the end of the work of R. Prince from the series "Nurses". On the left - sculptor R. Liechtenstein.
“It was incredibly difficult to find apartments of normal height to inscribe the works of Alexander Calder, Cindy Sherman, Jean-Michel Basquiat,” says the owner. - This property is rarely put up for sale.Living room. The work of J. Goldstein and the vintage floor lamp form a sharp contrast. The rest of the interior is dissolved in white. Семейная столовая. Винтажная люстра из муранского стекла найдена в салоне Van den Akker antiques. Cтены обиты шелковым бархатом Cowtan & Tout.
By great luck, we found two adjacent apartments on Fifth Avenue. The building of 1928, built by architect James Carpenter, is famous for its luxurious cubic capacity. Combining the two apartments, we got 630 sq. M. m total area.
“We wanted to see our accommodation as a comfortable, family home. We needed guest rooms, a gym, and informal rooms for families. It took a year and a half to work. It was a creative challenge, the layout has changed beyond recognition! I had to move the existing walls and build new ones. ” The hosts are sure of one thing for sure: they will never be bored here. After all, their collection is a unique resource for constant updating of the interior.The bedroom is interpreted in black and white. Work on the bed gives a strict design erotic levity. Bed, diz. J. Mix. On the wall is the work of J. Tarrell, the horse is a sculpture by D. Butterfield.
The collection on Fifth Avenue is diverse in styles and geography, techniques and techniques. Art speaks for itself: in dealing with such works, the designers did not have to work hard to make the house look luxurious and individually. Their main task was to establish the relationship between the masterpieces. That is, place them so that they do not argue, but talk to each other. In the center of each parade room were opus first-class artists.The living room is slightly overloaded with objects, but art creates a core. Sofas and armchairs Baron. Gold-plated coffee table, diz. J. Mix. Bronze chair, diz. C. Lallan. On the walls are the work of S. Twombly and E. Kelly. A large double portrait by A. Katz is one of those paintings that required high ceilings. Antique Geridon, chairs and carpet - a great contrast to modern art. The room is furnished with ingenuity: the 1930s art deco desk, the 1960s cocktail table (Bernd Goeckler Antiques) and D. Hirst's skull. For the bathroom chosen bulk composition. The bathroom is treated luxuriously.
Among the contemporaries presented on Fifth Avenue, champions of auctions are Richard Prince (one of Nurses - the work from the Nurses series was sold for $ 6.5 million) and Cindy Sherman. The artist takes pictures of herself in different images, the prices of huge hypnotizing portraits exceed a million dollars.The entrance area is one of the most luxurious spaces. On the wall is the work of S. Sherman. The white frame on the white wooden panels looks simple and luxurious. Stylized stool in black velvet Newel Antiques. In the bedroom hanged a bold composition T. Wesselman. Under the transparent table Plexi-Craft stands the work of artist S. Fleury. Carpet company Stark. Antique screen purchased by the owners in Paris. Pratesi bed. Living room. Picturesque canvas by E. Fischl. Sofa made to order.
American neo-expressionist Erik Fischl became famous in the 80s for his figurative painting with the main theme: the sexuality of adolescents from poor areas. The Best Sleepwalker Pattern (1979). The big scandal was caused by his sculpture “Falling Woman”, dedicated to the victims of the 9/11 tragedy. It was removed from the Rockefeller Center two days after installation at the request of the public. Fishl - the founder of the project “America. Here and now ”, in the framework of which contemporary art exhibitions ply around the country. Prices for this artist kept between 200 and 400 thousand pounds sterling. A large canvas Fishl organizes the living room.Dining room - the favorite place of the owners. In the center - the work of F. Mosheri. On the sides are two paired lacquer cabinets, diz. J. Mix. Around the table are New Day Woodwork rare antique chairs of the Austrian classic J. Hoffmann. Chandelier Salibello.
The work of the Iranian Farhad Mosheri "holds" the space of the dining room. The author studied in Valencia, California, engaged in installations, video art and painting. In 1991, he returned to Tehran. He was famous for his ironic compositions in which he combines traditional Islamic motifs with the clichés of consumer culture and globalization. Each has a fine oriental dressing. Moshery is adored by Americans; in Europe, the best galleries like Parisian Perrotin and Thaddaeus Ropac sell.Interiors authors John Mix and James Haman