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Galalith: Alchemy in the Age of Plastic

Galalith: Alchemy in the Age of Plastic

The synthetic plastic galalith became a common material for the construction of everyday items in the early 1900s, from buttons to costume jewelry.

Art + Ideas: Frank Gehry's Los Angeles

Art + Ideas: Frank Gehry's Los Angeles

In this four-part series, renowned architect Frank Gehry discusses some of his most iconic buildings and the evolution of his practice.

Processing the Knoedler Archive

Processing the Knoedler Archive

It took a team of eighteen people three and a half years to organize, rehouse, and catalogue the 3,000 linear feet of material in the M. Knoedler & Co. Archive.

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