We would love to slip into this issue’s cover like the Pevensie children in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Jennifer Steinkamp’s signature computer 3-D animation blooms in this immersive video installation. To mesmerizing effect, the fluidly shifting imagery reveals an imagined cycle of seasons perfectly blended within the light-filled home designed by Bodron/Fruit. The unsullied interior design is equaled by the art collection curated by art advisor Michael Thomas. By chance, Steinkamp will have a show at Talley Dunn Gallery, August 24–September 12.
In California we take in the verdant Napa Valley property owned by Cindy and Howard Rachofsky. Known as Green Acres, the land flourishes with grapevines, fruit, vegetables, a reinvented hay barn, and the formidable sculpture collection one would expect from the celebrated TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art founders. TWO x TWO cohosts Lisa and John Runyon joined the Rachofskys during the summer, to enjoy the bounty and connect on the upcoming 21st installment in Oc