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Sam Roberts wrote a lovely obituary in the New York Times for Wendell Castle. He quotes design guru Glenn Adamson who said, “Wendell is the most important postwar American furniture designer, by a long shot.” Glenn knows his stuff.
A trial jury levied a $4.3 million judgment against environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla after finding that she interfered in a deal between Martin County and a mining company.
A jury in Stuart on Wednesday found famed environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla, the 77-year-old sister of deceased Clinton-era U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and a South Florida political powerhouse in her own right, liable for interfering in a business deal that a...
It was a showdown with Florida flair — a Martin County business with billionaire backing versus a 77-year-old environmentalist with a constitution as tough as Dade County Pine.
“Dude ranch” is not the phrase one would expect to come out of George Lindemann’s mouth when he explains what prompted a life-changing epiphany. After all, this is the Miami art collector and president of the Bass Museum who co-hosted an Art Basel bash headlined by Fischerspooner and who buys furnishings by Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne and Wendell Castle as if they were cashmere sweaters from Bergdorf ’s. He lives in a pink house.
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a legal settlement with the owners of Lake Point Monday, officials said.
A nearly five-year legal battle has been settled as Martin County Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to pay a $12 million settlement to Lake Point Restoration.
It is the county’s second payout to the Lake Point rock quarry, which in 2013 accused the county of contract and public-records violations. The combined settlements and budgeted legal fees could push total cost of the Lake Point lawsuit as high as $20 million, according to County Commissioner Ed Ciampi.
W Magazine: Just In Time for Art Basel Miami 2017, the Bass Museum Is Back and Already an Instagram Hit
It feels like every museum is getting younger these days, with a facelift to match. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York now has a dedicated home for modern and contemporary art with the Met Breuer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is undergoing a massive Frank Gehry-designed overhaul that will create new galleries to house its contemporary collection.
There is indeed a big Botticelli at The Bass, Miami Beach’s mighty little art museum. Starting Sunday, visitors can see it once more, after an absence of more than two years, in a freshened-up setting that signals a bold new start for the 53-year-old institution.