ARTBOOK LOGO

ARTBOOK BLOG

RECENT POSTS

DATE 4/16/2021

Remembering Merce Cunningham, born OTD 1919

DATE 4/15/2021

Fondation Cartier presents Sarah Sze in conversation with Anselm Kiefer and Emanuele Coccia for the launch of 'Night into Day'

DATE 4/13/2021

Martin Parr in conversation with Joel Meyerowitz, whose new, expanded edition of 'Wild Flowers,' is out now from Damiani

DATE 4/12/2021

'Joel Meyerowitz: Wild Flowers' is a New Release this week!

DATE 4/11/2021

In Yayoi Kusama's Little Mermaid, a "symbol of all good hearts and of love"

DATE 4/8/2021

Jeremy Sigler's 'Goodbye Letter' is a Staff Pick for National Poetry Month

DATE 4/6/2021

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a new facsimile edition of N.H. Pritchard's 'EECCHHOOEESS'

DATE 4/4/2021

Titian's celebration of Easter, from 'The Christian Year in Painting'

DATE 4/3/2021

In Siglio's Madeline Gins Reader, the plot thickens and thickens, line by line, item by item

DATE 4/2/2021

Celebrate National Poetry Month with N.H. Pritchard's 'The Matrix'

DATE 3/31/2021

Hot Book Alert: 'Media Burn: Ant Farm and the Making of an Image' is Back in Stock!

DATE 3/30/2021

Thinking of Vincent Van Gogh, born OTD, 1853

DATE 3/28/2021

'Georgia O'Keeffe: Watercolors' is a Staff Pick for Women's History Month

DATE 3/26/2021

How could we not feature Dorothy Iannone's 'You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends' for Women's History Month?

DATE 3/24/2021

More than 700 previously unpublished drawings by Kara Walker

DATE 3/20/2021

Lena Dunham on "Madame Baptiste aîné" in 'The Sleeve Should Be Illegal'

DATE 3/19/2021

Amazing 'Niki de Saint Phalle: Structures for Life' is on view at MoMA PS1

DATE 3/17/2021

'Hannah Whitaker: Ursula' is new from ITI Press

DATE 3/17/2021

A wry and affectionate vision of Ireland in Martin Parr's 'From the Pope to a Flat White'

DATE 3/16/2021

'Alexander Calder: Modern from the Start' is on view now at MoMA

DATE 3/13/2021

In celebration of 'Nicole Eisenman and Keith Boadwee,' closing this weekend at FLAG Art Foundation

DATE 3/11/2021

'Hilma af Klint: The Paintings for the Temple 1906–1915' is new from Bokförlaget Stolpe

DATE 3/9/2021

Amy Sillman's 'Faux Pas: Selected Writings and Drawings' is Back in Stock!

DATE 3/6/2021

Authoritative 'Raphael: 1520–1483' is a New Release this week!

DATE 3/5/2021

National Gallery of Art presents Teju Cole and Fazal Sheikh in conversation

DATE 3/4/2021

In new release 'Ten Cities,' an exuberant document of international clubbing, from 1960 to March 2020

DATE 3/2/2021

'Gladys Nilsson: Honk! Fifty Years of Painting' is a Staff Pick for Women's History Month and Beyond

DATE 3/1/2021

They Paved the Way: Women's History Month Staff Picks 2021

DATE 2/27/2021

'Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America' opens at MoMA

DATE 2/24/2021

Join Artbook Stores @ Printed Matter Virtual Art Book Fair 2021! Virtual Book Launch & Discussion

DATE 2/24/2021

Cy Gavin imagines a future in 'Young, Gifted and Black'

DATE 2/23/2021

ICP & Damiani present Erik Madigan Heck & Vince Aletti in conversation

DATE 2/22/2021

'Shapes From Out of Nowhere' abstract ceramics show opens at The Met

DATE 2/18/2021

Artbook Stores & Litmus Press Present 'Fab Fem Collab: Three Artists' Books: Johanna Drucker and Susan Bee' at the Printed Matter Virtual Art Book Fair

DATE 2/18/2021

In Conversation: The Carpenter Center Presents Renée Green & Gloria Sutton

DATE 2/18/2021

The extraordinary new oral autobiography of Luchita Hurtado

DATE 2/15/2021

Tapping in to some welcome pacifism in 'On Edward Hicks'

DATE 2/14/2021

Valentine's Day is complicated. Celebrate with 'Love Stories' both passionate and tragic

DATE 2/14/2021

Artbook @ MoMA PS1 presents Omar Kholeif, Trevor Paglen, Lynn Hershman-Leeson and Saira Ansari on 'Art in the Age of Anxiety'

DATE 2/12/2021

Parrish Art Museum presents Corinne Erni & András Szántó on 'The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues'

DATE 2/11/2021

CAA, Artbook | D.A.P. & Hatje Cantz present the 2021 virtual panel, 'Reconstructing Aby Warburg's "Bilderatlas Mnemosyne"'

DATE 2/11/2021

MCA Chicago presents Carolina Caycedo, Carla Acevedo-Yates & David Hernández Palmar in conversation

DATE 2/10/2021

'In Search of African American Space' redresses racism in our built and social spaces

DATE 2/8/2021

Celebrate Black History with 'Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night'

DATE 2/3/2021

A powerful new 1971 facsimile champions Black aesthetics

DATE 2/1/2021

Books for Black History Month 2021

DATE 1/30/2021

New from Americas Society, the first major monograph on Feliciano Centurión!

DATE 1/28/2021

'Karl Blossfeldt: Variations' is NEW from Lars Müller

DATE 1/26/2021

'The Sleeve Should Be Illegal' is a new release this week!

DATE 1/26/2021

192 Books presents Marja Bloem, Lucy R. Lippard, Jo Melvin & Lauren van Haaften-Schick on 'Seth Siegelaub: Better Read Than Dead'

DATE 1/23/2021

"Nothing we have ever done before will ever be good enough again."


EVENTS

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 2/17/2020

'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism

Monday, February 17, from 12–1 PM, Palm Springs Modernism Week presents Virginia Bayer speaking on her grandmother, textile designer Marguerita Mergentime, whose textiles reshaped the sensibility of the 20th-century home at a time when modernism was being defined.

'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism

This talk features the recently rediscovered work of Marguerita Mergentime, whose textiles reshaped the sensibility of the 20th-century home at a time when modernism was being defined. A native New Yorker, Mergentime reimagined table linens as a modernist canvas. A pioneer of abstracted graphics, striking color, conversation-stimulating text and radical table settings, she sought to capture a nascent American spirit.

Mergentime’s avant-garde Manhattan apartment, the only residential project of visionary Frederick Kiesler’s career, will also be highlighted. Mergentime was one of the few female members of the influential American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen (AUDAC); her career placed her alongside such leading male luminaries as Donald Deskey, Russel Wright and Gilbert Rohde. Mergentime’s designs were featured in department store windows along Fifth Avenue and at the famous 1939 New York World’s Fair and San Francisco’s Golden Gate International Exposition; and her designs for Radio City Music Hall continue to hang there today. Her work is in various museum collections including MoMA and the Cooper Hewitt, who have both recently brought out new products based on Mergentime’s vibrant designs.

Virginia Bayer is the granddaughter of groundbreaking textile designer Marguerita Mergentime. Bayer manages the Mergentime Family Archive, which consists of original textiles; papers, objects and photographs. In 2017, together with textile historian Donna Ghelerter and graphic designer Linda Florio, Bayer wrote the definitive work on her grandmother, Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern Ideas. Mergentime’s textiles were a major component of the 2018 exhibition Tablescapes: Designs for Dining at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Bayer will sign copies of Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern Ideas (West Madison Press, 2017) after the presentation.

General Admission: $12
For all ages.
Wheelchair accessible.
Organized by Modernism Week.

Modernism Week CAMP Theater
575 N Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism
'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism
'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism
'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism
'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism
'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism
'Joyful Designs: Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime' at Palm Springs Modernism

Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern Ideas

Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern Ideas

WEST MADISON PRESS LLC
Hbk, 8.25 x 10 in. / 144 pgs / 145 color / 39 b&w.

$39.95  free shipping




ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com