Original mixed media painting

Posted in sold on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 1:47 pm No Comments
Original mixed media painting

VINTAGE: What a fun and wonderfully quirky painting by Allan Hugh Clarke (1919-1979) It is one of his “Record Changer in motion” series. This one was painted in 1954.  See http://transformationsandwhispers.blogspot.com/2012/03/promised-land.html It measures 44×35 and is beautifully framed. Actually, the original painting on heavy paper is floated on…

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Large Abstract Oil

Posted in sold on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 1:32 pm No Comments
Large Abstract Oil

VINTAGE: The first of three wonderful paintings I acquired this morning.  It’s large…52×40 and is oil painted on board. The painting is in great condition and in wonderful colors.  The composition is very period and was most likely done in the mid fifties though it is not…

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Mission Hills Modern

Posted in interiors, News & Events, Projects on Thursday, July 25th, 2013 at 12:25 pm No Comments
Mission Hills Modern

This is the rented home of a customer who hired me for some design help. The house was a former “frat” house in Mission Hills built in the late 1950’s. Great bones and killer view of Mission Valley. The main room was originally walled up on one end…

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Boomerang’s 28th anniversary

Posted in News & Events on Thursday, July 25th, 2013 at 12:17 pm No Comments
Boomerang’s 28th anniversary

Today, July 25th 2013 marks the 28th anniversary of Boomerang. That kooky little 11’x9′ shop on Park Bl. where it all began….who knew! It was amazingly difficult those first several years from 1985. I was too proud and too determined to call it quits when most sane…

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1955 “Gallery Group” sideboard

Posted in sold on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 1:38 pm No Comments
1955 “Gallery Group” sideboard

VINTAGE: Here’s a really nice and practical buffet-sideboard in walnut and brass by Robert Felner and Mark Furst for Furnette Furniture. Designed in 1955 and dubbed the Gallery Group, it sure has references to Paul McCobb pieces from the same era. Check this out… http://paulmccobb.blogspot.com/2011/01/furnette.html It measures…

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Abstract Moroccan rug-tapestry

Posted in art and objects, for sale, Off-site offerings on Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 1:25 pm No Comments
Abstract Moroccan rug-tapestry

VINTAGE:  I’ve had these in storage for many years and have finally relented to part with them. They came from one of my best estates in Mission Beach about 10 years ago. Many incredible things came from it and all are gone except these two rugs. Hand made…

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