Noah Fleisher

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Capturing imaginations with animation art

In this piece, Noah Fleisher, author of “Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles 2016” shares his own memories of Saturday morning cartoon viewing, and takes a closer look at the influence and impact of the creative force behind those cartoons: animation art.

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Modernism: New era propelled furniture design

Modernism is the stuff of the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair “Century of Progress,” the boundless optimism of post-World War II America, the sleek comic lines and manic music of Tex Avery’s MGM 1949 “House of Tomorrow” cartoons, and the ever-present acres of the suburban ranch house that subsequently spread endlessly across the nation.