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May 2018- Dallas

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ART + DECORATION A n innovative new e-commerce site is adding a historic element to the online art marketplace. was founded last November by respected Dallas gallerist Kevin Vogel, who brings five decades of knowledge to his new endeavor. His father established Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden in 1954; the younger Vogel began working there in 1974 and has been running the space with his wife, Cheryl, for more than 30 years. Vogel got the idea for his website after the death of an artist friend five years ago, when her family approached him about selling the contents of her California studio. Flash forward, and was born. The site specializes in selling historic, secondary-market paintings, sculpture, drawings, and photography. It serves as an online broker for an artist's estate or individuals divesting themselves of collections or specific artworks. (Contemporary artists are not in the mix.) A new app even makes it possible for the buyer to check out how the prospective artwork will look on his or her wall. A recent search of the site yielded up a number of treasures, including works by Everett Spruce, Myron Wood, Barney Delabano, Valton Tyler, and Vogel's own father Donald S. Vogel. To acquire or consign, Catherine D. Anspon V ictoriana, the faded grandeur of 19th- century interiors, tintypes, taxidermy, a dash of surrealism, and Lewis Carroll's heroine all come in to play in the latest series from nationally exhibited artist Maggie Taylor. Plying her talent as a photographer and early disciple of Photoshop montage and collage, the Yale grad conjures a reality that is The ART of E-COMMERCE W hen Room & Board asked its 6,000 Dallas- b a s e d o n l i n e a n d catalog customers if they were interested in a local store, the response was overwhelmingly positive. This month, the Minneapolis company makes its Texas debut in a 12,000-square foot space on McKinney Avenue. The 35-year-old company manufactures most of its furniture in North Carolina and takes inspiration from America's great mid- century designs, reinterpreted for the 21st century. Room & Board, 4524 McKinney Ave., Rebecca Sherman ROLLING OUT the BRICKS and MORTAR OBSESSION: ARCANE EPHEMERA Myron Wood's O'Keeffe Talking in Studio Abiquiu, NM, 1980, at COURTESY PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVES GALLERY From left: Maggie Taylor's First the Fish May Be Caught, 2017, and Only on Thursdays, 2016, at Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston IMAGES COURTESY THE ARTIST AND CATHERINE COUTURIER GALLERY ultimately inspired by Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Acquire the volume, Through the Looking Glass, as well as limited- edition prints $1,500 (8 by 8 inches) to $8,000 (36 by 36 inches). Limited-edition book with 8-by-8-inch print $800, regular edition $95. Through Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston,, information gallery@catherinecouturier. com. Catherine D. Anspon Room & Board 48

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