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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 13:00:36 +0000
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Object of the Day
wallpaper
paris
opera
Saul Steinberg
Palais Garnier
Charles Garnier
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<img width="640" height="884" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/272096_5626f8c0148287ba_b1.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="272096_5626f8c0148287ba_b[1]" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/272096_5626f8c0148287ba_b1-217x300.jpg 217w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/272096_5626f8c0148287ba_b1-170x235.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/272096_5626f8c0148287ba_b1.jpg 673w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />One of several wallpaper designs by Saul Steinberg, this paper shows elevations of the Palais Garnier in Paris. Illustrated in signature Steinberg style, the design is fun and whimsical while drawing attention to some of the building’s notable architectural components. The two different elevations are drawn as caricatures which highlight the grandiosity and opulence of...
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