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Mystery Monday: Roger Fry and the Omega Workshops

Yes, this textile was designed by Roger Fry (1866 – 1934), a co-founder of the Omega Workshops. Founded by Roger Fry, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell in 1913, the Omega Workshops became the first English organization to fully embrace Post-Impressionism. Though … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday

The winds buffet red sails as the sun sinks lower in the sky, almost suspended at the horizon above a purple sea, with white foam crowning the waves that reach towards the rocks and stretches of white sand. The scene … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Mela Koehler

Yes, this lithograph is by Mela Koehler (1865 – 1960), a close collaborator with the Wiener Werkstätte. Founded in 1903 by Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, the Wiener Werkstätte, or Vienna Workshop, remained active for only 29 years, but its … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. We look at this woman and observe her detailed gown and her striking crown of gray hair. We notice how her elegant, long fingers gracefully hold a frame to a haughty eye. … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Beth Levine

Yes, Beth Levine of Herbert Levine, Inc. designed this shoe. Known for her elegant, witty and whimsical shoe designs, Beth Levine found inspiration in her travels, in new materials, and from runway fashions, as she sought to pair the best … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday

It’s the day after the Super Bowl. Did your team win? At next year’s party, instead of wearing your favorite football jersey, why don’t you consider sporting something similar to our latest mystery: Who designed this shoe? Think you know? … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday

As a new semester begins and we find ourselves returning to a strict schedule of classes, studying, and research, time is very much on our minds. While we settle into our comfortable but hectic routines, here is another mystery: From … Continue reading

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