The Art Elevator Episode #6: Sarah Reeder on "Mid-Century Modern Designers and the Artists They Collected"Jan 10, 2022
Sarah is an appraiser, a Midcentury Modern Design specialist, and scholar of the 20th-century artist and designer Ray Eames. Sarah is CEO of Artifactual History® Appraisal which provides USPAP-compliant appraisal services of art, Midcentury Modern Design, silver, furniture, antiques, and decorative arts for clients including private collectors, corporations, institutions, and members of the diplomatic community. Sarah is the Co-Founder and Co-Editor of Worthwhile Magazine™ which publishes about collecting, connoisseurship, and appraising. She is also the creator of the online course SILVER 101: Quickly Learn How to Identify Your Sterling Silver and Silverplate to Find the Valuable Pieces and Sort with Empowered Confidence, available for enrollment through her website or Teachable school.
Sarah is a Certified Member of the International Society of Appraisers with the Private Client Services designation for working with high-net-worth individuals and a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America.
In today’s episode, you’ll learn:
- How the migration of European artists during World War Two influenced mid-century artists and designers
- Why artists though everyone should be able to afford good art/design
- The connection between artists and how it influenced their art
And much more!
Actionable Checklist coming soon!
- History of the Eames splints
- A splint in the Met collection
- 2017 Christie's sale of a sculpture Ray created
- Girard Book with Petroglyph and Textile: Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe
Learn More About Sarah:
- Sarah Reeder's Website
- SILVER 101 online course
- Connect with Sarah on Instagram
- Receive educational updates from Sarah
- Worthwhile Magazine
- Worthwhile Magazine Instagram
Today's episode is sponsored by: