Artists' Handmade Houses
Sale Price (non-members): $19.99
Sale Price (members): $17.99
Original Price: $60.00
Turn the pages of Artists' Handmade Houses and take a breathtaking visual tour of thirteen late-19th to mid-20th century homes by the finest artists and craftsmen in America, including George Nakashima, Sam Maloof, Frederic Church, and Russel Wright. Designed and built as expressions of their aesthetic sentiments, some of these magnificent private domains are National Historic Landmarks. Artists' Handmade Houses includes histories for each artist and his house written by Landscape architect Michael Gotkin. Photographer Donald Freeman, who appears regularly in The World of Interiors, Vogue, House Beautiful and Vanity Fair, captured the exteriors and rooms as intimately if you were there. Visiting information for these unique homes is included. Hardcover, 340 pages; 245 color photographs. 10" x 11.5"
Artist’s Handmade Houses recalls objects in the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, which exhibits one of the finest collections of American contemporary crafts and decorative arts from the 19th to the 21st centuries.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.