Mottahedeh Porcelain

Mottahedeh Porcelain is a luxury ceramic company based in the United States. Established in 1931 by Mildred and Rafi Mottahedeh, its major products are hard porcelain faience and stoneware; it is also known for its ceramic antique reproductions. Background of...

Michel Henry’s Lasting Impressions

Michel Henry was a French artist known for his Impressionist-style paintings, particularly of landscapes and floral still lifes. Biography Michel Henry was born in 1928 in Langres, France. He graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris in...

Märta Måås-Fjetterström: Modernist Swedish Rugs

Märta Måås-Fjetterström is a Swedish textile company known for their vibrant, modernist designs. Founded in 1919, the company still produces acclaimed rugs even today. Märta Måås-Fjetterström’s History The founder of the Swedish company, Märta Fjetterström, was born...

Lee Friedlander: Urban Social Landscapes and Portraits

Lee Friedlander is one of the world’s most celebrated photographers, valued for his work on urban social landscapes and portraits. Biography Friedlander was born in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1934. By the time Friedlander was 14 years old, he was already learning the...

Larry Elmore

Larry Elmore is an American fantasy artist known for his illustrations for games, magazines, and fantasy books, including Dungeons & Dragons, Dragonlance and his own comic series called SnarfQuest. Biography Larry Elmore was born in rural Kentucky in 1948. Elmore...