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Museums that carry Historical pieces of Furniture

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Museums are enriched with world’s history. They have a strong hand in preserving the world’s culture. Enriched with marvelous collection they have helped the newer generations in having a look at the past. Here is an attempt to explore various worlds’ famous museums holding precious furniture styles and history of furniture.Los Angeles County Museum Of Art, USA (known as LACMA) is a proud owner of a vast variety of marvelous furniture collection. It has a cabinet designed by M. H. Baillie Scott, a British architect. This collection of his is a German design meant for ladies’ Drawing room. The cabinet has...

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Free Museum days in Major Cities across America

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Chicago Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Chicago History Museum Museum of Contemporary Art   Art Institute of Chicago (5-8pm)   Adler Planetarium           Los Angeles Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday   George C. Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles - Free the first Tuesday of the month Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology, Claremont Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Downtown Los Angeles - Free every Thursday from 5 to 8 pm Long Beach Museum of Art   Natural History Museum, Exposition Park, Downtown Los Angeles - Free the first Tuesday of the...

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Celebrities, Pop-culture and Modern Furniture

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Furniture that was produced starting in the late 19th century continuing through today that is influenced by modernism is considered modern furniture. This furniture is very simple in design. Unlike furniture that was popular before it, modern furniture focuses on simplicity and geometry. This type of furniture is much lighter in weight then earlier furniture trends which were made of heavy wood. The main materials used in modern furniture today are molded plywood, steel and plastics.  There are many designers associated with this furniture style. Eileen Gray, Eero Aarnio and Charles and Ray Eames are a few of the most notable. Their...

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15 High Price Fetching Modern Furniture Items

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Sometimes we wonder about the cost of owning wonderful pieces of modern contemporary furniture. Here I am introducing you to few highest price fetching modern furniture items. And no, you will not have to pay the same prices to be the proud owner of these luxurious furniture items.   Barcelona Chair by Knoll ($99,999): Priced so highly, this chair is a perfect piece of modern furniture. It was created for the German Pavillion at the 1929 Barcelona Exposition. It is made up of stainless steel frame and leather.   Salvador Dali Leda Vis-à-Vis Conversation Bench ($44,037.25): The silk bench of lacquered and polished brass...

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10 Best Museums to Visit and Experience Modern Art

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  Modern Art, just like modern furniture, describes the thinking and style of artists during the period of 1860-1970. The artistic work produced during that period was full of fresh ideas some understood by the connoisseurs only and some found an appeal among the commoners as well. The material and the traditions of modern art were quite different from the past. The recent art form is now termed as Contemporary art.Museums are enriched with the history of Modern art. They are preserving the artistic pieces of modern art for the present generations. Few of the museums mentioned below have the exceptional...

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