Vol. 06.23.2019 | Sunday Selects

OBJECTS +FURNITURE

Exhibit by Aberson has been searching for and acquiring objects from around the world. A fusion of modern design and primitive form, these design objects are hand-selected to add texture and interest to spaces.

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BILL CLAPS

Visual artist and writer Bill Claps meditates every morning. “I find that the most important thing to me is to listen and be open to what the world presents to me. It’s amazing what happens to me when my mind is clear,” says Claps. He explains that he doesn’t seek inspiration, but rather finds that the ideas seem to present themselves and if he is open he can “grab onto them quickly before they go away.”

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MCKENZIE DOVE

McKenzie Dove was born in Dallas, TX but now resides in Birmingham, AL with her husband. Her work consists of pure oil paint applied entirely with palette knives. All of her paintings have a thick, layered texture that she developed after studying the Impressionistic and Expressionistic movements.Inspired by elements of interior design and architecture, and the raw beauty of nature, she aims to create pieces that make an individual statement while being versatile enough to compliment any style of design.

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KEN TATE

Louisiana non-figurative artist Ken Tate’s art explores the more emotional aspects of the human condition. His paintings have been featured in magazines such as “House Beautiful”, “Traditional Home”, “Coastal Living” and “New Orleans House & Home”.  His work is in private collections in New Orleans, New York, Los Angeles, Tulsa, Nashville, Houston and Jackson, MS to name a few.

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AN ARTIST WHO CHANNELS HER ANGER INTO PIE CHARTS

Christine Sun Kim discusses her experimental, sensory-rich process — and her favorite shoes to wear in the studio.

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GRILLED CHICKEN AND QUIONA SALAD WITH MATCHA DRESSING

The dressing on this bowl is a green goddess 2.0, with matcha adding an earthy undertone to the whole dish. Ceremonial is the highest grade of matcha and is made for drinking from the youngest tea leaves.

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WHITE NEGRONI

Suze, the earthy, slightly floral French liquor made with gentian root, replaces Campari in this summery take on the classic Italian cocktail.

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INSIDE LENNY KRAVITZ“S BRAZILIAN COMPOUND

Lenny Kravitz takes us on a tour of his incredible Brazilian farm compound. Built on an 18th-century coffee plantation, his home is set on a working farm that feeds every guest that comes through. 

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REMBRANDT VAN RIJN’S PORTRAIT OF AELTJE UYLENBURGH

Whenever I see a Frans Hals painting, I feel like painting, whenever I see a Rembrandt, I feel like giving up. - Mark Lieberman, German Impressionist

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