I thought it would be nice to start the day with Miguel Flores-Vianna's photo of this inspiration-laden table in Lisa Fine's Paris apartment. In case you can't make it out, the quote that Lonny editors highlighted on the page is: "Learn to love research. The more you see the more your eye and taste evolves."
[Pair of gold ear covers (karnapatras), set with rubies and emeralds, Orissa, India; late 17th or early 18th century, Susan L. Beningson Collection, photo by Bruce White, via Asian Art.]
In that spirit, here are more specifics about some upcoming Atlanta happenings.
In conjunction with the exhibition When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry from the Susan L. Beningson Collection, on view through July 11, 2010 at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, respected collector and assistant professor of Asian art, Beningson, presents Indian Temple Jewelry and Hindu Festivals, Tuesday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in the museum's reception hall.
[From My Mother's Clothes, copyright © 2010 Jeannette Montgomery Barron, www.welcomebooks.com/mymothersclothes.]
Framed photographs from Jeannette Montgomery Barron's series, My Mother's Clothes, will be on view as part of two fashion shows to benefit the Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, Tuesday, April 27 at Saks Fifth Avenue, Phipps Plaza. The first show is scheduled for 1 p.m. and the second is at 6 p.m. Pieces from Barron's mother Ellie’s personal collection will be linked to specific fashion trends in 2010. For example, Ellie's Ralph Lauren pants will inspire a look at Ralph's current collection. Tickets are $75 and include a signed copy of the book. For details contact Courtney at 404-659-0919 or email@example.com.
Barron will also be on hand at the Barnes & Noble in Buckhead, 2900 Peachtree Road, for a reading and book signing, Wednesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
I mentioned SCAD Style 2010 in the previous post. Just want to be sure that all the Nick Olsen fans out there know he is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion about design blogs, Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m., SCAD Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree Street. His fellow panelists will include Rita Konig along with Jaithan Kochar and Eddie Ross, and the discussion will be moderated by Richard Mishaan, founder of Homer design, the New York-based interior design/architecture firm. Again, please check the SCAD Style website for the latest details.