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Betty PEPIS

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EXHIBITION

Design Show: Christmas 1949

PUBLISHED

16 November 1949

MUSEUM PRESENTS YULE SUGGESTIONS; Modern Art Display Includes Wide Variety of Attractive and Practical Gifts

By Betty PEPIS

Christmas shoppers who would like to have their gifts pre-selected by a board of experts should be particularly enthusiastic about "Design Show: Christmas 1949," which opens today at the Museum of Modern Art. This year's annual display of approved miscellaneous objects has been screened by the staffs of two museums.

New York Times • page 37 • 563 words

EXHIBITION

Exhibition House by Gregory Ain

PUBLISHED

19 May 1950

Ideas for Home: Unusual Floor Plan Keyed to Family Needs; Sliding Panels Are Used in House on Display at Museum Today Has 2 Major Sections Furnished as One Room

By Betty PEPIS

Panels that may be pulled out to close a room off for privacy or pushed back and hidden in the wall to make one spacious room of two smaller ones are a novel feature of an exhibition house that opens to the public today at the Museum of Modern Art.

New York Times • page 30 • 701 words

EXHIBITION

Japanese Household Objects

PUBLISHED

18 April 1951

MOTIF OF ORIENT ENHANCES ROOMS; Use of Teak in Furniture Is Effective in Exotic Touch at Abraham & Straus HOME FURNISHINGS OF ORIENTAL ORIGIN AND INFLUENCE

By Betty PEPIS

Oriental touches lend an exotic tone to a group of new rooms at Abraham Straus. This look is emphasized by the fact that the new pieces of furniture these rooms introduce are made of teak, a wood usually associated with the Far East.

New York Times • page 36 • 547 words

EXHIBITION

New Design Trends

PUBLISHED

4 May 1952

TWO DECADES OF Design; THE FIFTIES: FLOWING FREE FORMS

By Betty PEPIS

New York Times • page SM42 • 547 words

EXHIBITION

Thonet Furniture

PUBLISHED

12 August 1953

CENTURY OF CHAIRS SHOWN AT MUSEUM; 13 Examples of Evolution of Thonet Designs Included in Modern Art Exhibit

By Betty PEPIS

The gradual evolution of the modern chair over the last century is traced in a small but interesting exhibition opening today to the public at the Museum of Modern Art. Devoted to the production of one company, Thonet Brothers, Inc., a pioneer in chair designs, the display includes thirteen chairs designed and made between 1836 and 1952, and much supplemental photographic material showing these chairs and other Thornet furnishings in use.

New York Times • page 20 • 734 words