The Arts and Crafts Movement: Masterworks from the Max Palevsky and Jodie Evans Collection

Ahmanson Building, Level 2
December 12, 2008–March 8, 2009

The Arts and Crafts Movement is a celebration of the promised gift of forty-five decorative arts objects from Max Palevsky and Jodie Evans’s personal collection, selected as the most important to add to LACMA’s holdings. The exhibition will highlight about eighteen representative examples of the American and European Arts and Crafts movement, including furniture, glass, ceramics, and metalwork by designers and architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Greene and Greene, Henry Van de Velde, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Curator: Wendy Kaplan, Decorative Arts and Design, LACMA. This exhibition was organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Armchair, 1903, made by Gustav Stickley's Craftsman Workshops, Eastwood, New York, 1898–1916, designed by Harvey Ellis,
United States, 1852–1904, oak, pewter, ebony inlay, and leather (replaced), promised gift of Max Palevsky and Jodie Evans.