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October 2017- Houston

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ART + DECORATION T here are a handful of auctions we would stand in line for: Bill Blass' auction in 2003, and Yves Saint Laurent's in 2009 come to mind. An equally important upcoming collection on the block is that of French decorator Jacques Grange, offered by Sotheby's in Paris Tuesday, November 21, with a preview in New York November 6 through 9. The sale is a handsome mix of 20th-century design, photographs, 19th-century drawings, antiques, and Symbolist work, from Grange's personal collections, 150 lots in all. Grange honed his eye and amassed his collection while designing the residences of Princess Caroline of Hanover, Pierre Berge and Yves Saint Laurent, Paloma Picasso, Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giammetti, Lauren and Andres Santo Domingo, and Tobias Meyer, among others. Housed in his Palais-Royal apartment, the collection features works by Fernand Leger, Alberto and Diego Giacometti, Yves Tanguy, Max Ernst, Donald Judd, Eileen Gray, Paul Klee, Matisse, Miró, Calder, and a legion of other great artists. The provenance of many of the antiques and decorative pieces is equally gilded — André Breton, Marie-Laure de Noailles, and Yves Saint Laurent, to name but a few. The catalog is available online at or through Sotheby's iPad Catalogue app. Can't be in Paris? View the auction live online and bid in real time through Sotheby's BidNow program. Holly Moore JACQUES OF ALL TRADES O ne of the mightiest architects and designers of our time is Joseph Dirand, whose fi rst monograph of his work is thick with his stone-clad rooms and buildings that are nevertheless elegant and rich with detail. Rick Owens, a client of Dirand's, is a fi tting exemplar. Joseph Dirand Interior (Rizzoli, $65) is out this month. We won't wax on; let the photographs speak for themselves. Holly Moore ODE TO MINIMALISM ODE ODE AN ODE Monsieur Bleu brasserie, Paris François-Xavier Lalanne's Bar Autruche,1966, and Daniel Buren's Cercle/Cadre, 1991 Varenne, Paris PHOTOS COURTESY OF ADRIEN DIRAND COURTESY SOTHEBY'S 66

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