Array Magazine - Summer 2018

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Art & History Lecture and Book Signing by Robert Pennoyer The Pennoyer Newman Distinctive Garden Planters showroom presented a lecture entitled “Art & History” with Robert Pennoyer. After the insightful lecture, Mr. Pennoyer signed his book As it Was. The lecture discussed Pennoyer’s first-hand experience growing up as the grandson of J.P. Morgan. Pennoyer served on the boards of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library (once his family’s home), and he spends time in New York and has served the United States during World War II as a young naval officer and later as the federal prosecutor and with the General Counsel in the Office of the Secretary of Defense during the Eisenhower years. His unshakable and passionate belief in democracy and all the great values of this country made it an evening not to be forgotten!

Mr. Pennoyer the man of the hour; Robert Pennoyer and Virginia Newman Yocum; Guests reflect on artifacts from Mr. Pennoyer’s personal collection; Mr. Pennoyer greets guests and answers questions ; Jen Pennoyer Emerson, Dinny Pennoyer Nadai, Virginia Newman Yocum.

Thomas Chippendale and His Contemporaries: 300 Years of Design On Tuesday, May 17, 2018, in celebration of Thomas Chippendale’s 300th birthday the New York Design Center presents Thomas Chippendale and His Contemporaries: 300 Years of Design. When Thomas Chippendale created “The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker’s Director” in 1754 he could not have imagined the influence his work would have over the next 300 years. This exclusive exhibition of rare pieces celebrated Chippendale’s contributions to the design world. Special thanks to Michael Pashby Antiques for curating and supplying the exhibition with impressive period pieces, and to Clinton Howell Antiques for supplementing the collection.

Guests converse in the Gallery at 200 Lex exhibition space; Hillary Mazanec, of the American Friends of the Georgian Group, Whitney Godfrey-Dardik, Emma Rippee; A festive birthday display; Michael Pashby, Emily Collins, Clinton Howell; Michael Pashby, Clinton Howell, Mitch Owens; Mitch Owens takes in a rare Chippendale-era rococo girandole. JUL

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