The Art of Holiday House

We have been inspired by the exquisite art that designers incorporate into their Holiday House NYC designs.  As Holiday House alum Ellie Cullman says, “Art is the heart and soul of any interior.”

This year, Holiday House NYC features a Thursday night Art Lecture Series.  It kicked off last Thursday, November 20, with “Art & Design: An Essential Synergy” featuring renowned designers Ellie Cullman, Sandra Nunnerley, Eric Cohler with moderator Kipton Cronkite.

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Kipton Cronkite, Sandra Nunnerley, Eric Cohler and Ellie Cullman at Holiday House.

It was standing room only for this first lecture, where Eric Cohler told the audience, “Art informs everything I do. It’s like air and water. It sustains me,” and Sandra Nunnerley advised, “See, see, see. The eye is a muscle and you must constantly train it!”

Visit our events page for details on the upcoming art lectures.

Another exciting edition to this year’s event is a sale of many artworks in the house with a portion of proceeds benefiting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  This sale includes pieces from masters such as Andy Warhol and Willem de Kooning as well as work from emerging artists with extremely affordable prices points.

Designer Justin Shaulis features several of the notable works in his art themed space, which transports you out of the NYC cold and takes you “Gallery Hopping in Miami.”

Designer Justin Shaulis in his "Gallery Hopping in Miami" space. Photo by Alan Barry.
Designer Justin Shaulis in his “Gallery Hopping in Miami” space. Photo by Alan Barry.

A small selection of art from our sale is below, and the full list can be downloaded here or viewed by scanning this code onto your smart phone:

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Visit us us at Holiday House NYC, 2 East 63rd Street, until December 21 to see these extraordinary pieces in person.

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Willem de Kooning, Untitled, Late 1960s, oil on paper laid down on canvas. Price upon request.
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Andy Warhol, “Mick Jagger #142,” 1975, edition 1750/250, signed. $50,000.
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Robert Savary, “Le Sacre Coeur under the Snow, Paris,” oil on canvas. $19,800.
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Catherine Howe, “Carborundum and Silver Painting (Night and Day),” 2014, acrylic, encaustic, metal leaf, carborundum, gesso, on canvas. $4,800.
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Sidney Guberman, acrylic paint on shaped canvas, 20th Century by HKFA. Price upon request.
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Alejandro Diaz, “Future Site of Expensive Painting,” 2012, white neon on clear plexi, edition: 5 + 2TP. $13,000.
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Robert Farber, “Holding Breasts,” infused dyes into 90% recycled aluminum. Price upon request.
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Natsuko Hattori, “Last Message,” fabric and cotton on canvas. $6,000.
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Michael Rich (represented by Old Spouter Gallery, Nantucket), “Of Song and Blossom,” 2013, oil and wax on canvas. $17,500.
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Nathaniel Galka, Untitled (B), oil & mixed media on canvas. $5,200.
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Peter Demos, Untitled 4, 2012, gloss and matte acryclic on dyed canvas. Restoration Hardware Contemporary Art. $8,000.
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Eva Buchmuller. Untitled. 2014. Acrylic and gold leaf on canvas, 89″x 50″approx. $18,000
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“ORO blocks,” 7″ x 7″ 9 pieces, wood with 12k gold interior. $5000
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Kerri Rosenthal, oil on canvas, $4,500.
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Erin Lynn Welsh, “The Light in Your Verse, 2014, $4,800. **All proceeds to BCRF**

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