[Photo via Gerrie Bremermann and 1stdibs.]
Gerrie Bremermann seems to effortlessly incorporate sculptural pieces into a room, whether it's fine art, an artifact, or something decorative. In her New Orleans shop she has shown a large scale 19th-century Chinese protection diety from a prayer niche placed in front of an antique mirror and then, alternatively, in front of a contemporary painting by Amanda Talley.
[Photos above and below courtesy Amanda Talley.]
But I think I find the tablescapes in Gerrie's own home most inspiring because there are ideas here I can easily copy. Above she has juxtaposed several sculptural elements. With the miniature Pedro Friedeberg hand chairs she has brought in the anatomical and organic while at the same time giving a nod to iconic 20th-century design.
[Andrew Bucci, Human Nature Series, 2000, watercolor and charcoal on paper, 12 x 9 inches, via Cole Pratt Gallery.]
It would be interesting to contrast an anatomical sculpture with one of Andrew Bucci's abstract figures on paper.
[Detail view of a Dan Forer photo of Sam Ewing's bedroom via Southern Accents.]
As Southern Accents described, Sam Ewing once placed an 18th-century bust so that it was reflected in a mirror and served as a counterpoint to a figure drawing across the room.
A chic Atlanta resident I know is also drawn to hands, and I've noticed that Grant Gibson has an affinity for classical busts.
[Photo via Grant Gibson.]