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THE PICKER HOUSE AND COLLECTION: A LATE 1960S HOME FOR ART AND DESIGN. Jonathan Black et al. Philip Wilson Publishers, I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, London, 2013. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Palgrave Macmillan, New York. 230 pp. with 268 ills. (201 col.). 28 x 24 cm. ISBN 9781781300053 In English.
This lavishly illustrated volume examines the architecture and period interior decor of the Picker House (1965), a modernist residence in suburban London designed by British architect Kenneth Wood specifically to accommodate the distinguished collection of modern and contemporary art assembled by his client, Stanley Picker, a New York-born cosmetics manufacturer whose furnishings and art works (including paintings and sculptures by such figures as Chagall, Hepworth and Rodin) still grace the home's interior.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Post-1945 — Architecture, Several Media
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 152186
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