Foreword Reviews

Meg Nola, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Karsh

by Meg Nola

Born in 1908, Armenian-Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh used his camera and a keenly sensitive eye to chronicle the epic known as the twentieth century. Karsh’s portraits of some of the most celebrated men and women of recent times... Read More

Book Review

HOT ART

by Meg Nola

For every celebrated work of art there is surely someone willing to steal it. Most of us remain obediently behind the velvet ropes that keep us from edging too close to a museum’s Manet or Monet, but then there are those who elude... Read More

Book Review

Charles R. Knight

by Meg Nola

Though artist Charles R. Knight (1874-1953) was plagued with vision problems for most of his life, he managed to leave behind an amazing body of work—and to somehow look back into the prehistoric past like no one else could. The... Read More

Book Review

Harvey K. Littleton

by Meg Nola

The arrival of 2012 marks two milestones in the studio glass movement: the ninetieth birthday of Harvey Kline Littleton, and the fiftieth anniversary of Littleton’s seminal glassblowing workshops at the Toledo Museum of Art. As a child... Read More

Book Review

Nostalgia in VOGUE

by Meg Nola

One of the fascinating notions about any style magazine—particularly a fashion icon like Vogue—is that there is the glamorous, glossy-paged issue itself, and then there is the magazine’s impact upon the reader. Throughout its... Read More

Book Review

Alexander Girard

by Meg Nola

Alexander Girard was born in New York in 1907, grew up in Florence, Italy, received a degree from Rome’s Royal School of Architecture, and subsequently began one of the design field’s most fascinating and exhaustive careers. Little... Read More

Book Review

Furniture with Soul

by Meg Nola

Do we think of the psyche when we see a piece of furniture? Generally not, but perhaps we should. Looking beyond obvious skill and technical finesse, Furniture with Soul: Master Woodworkers and Their Craft offers a more organic... Read More

Book Review

Splendor & Pageantry

by Meg Nola

Splendor and Pageantry is a volume of pleasant heft which focuses on two key elements: the titled splendor of these magnificent textiles, and the unknown yet extraordinary women who created them. Showcasing centuries of intricate and... Read More

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