Date:March 2023
Author:Scott Powell
Dimensions:9.4 x 12.25 in.

Frances Elkins: Visionary American Designer

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Selected to accompany the exhibition A Dark, A Light, A Bright: The Designs of Dorothy Liebes, on view at Cooper Hewitt from July 7, 2023 to February 4, 2024. 

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A wide-ranging book on the timeless, elegant interiors of the versatile Frances Elkins, the grande dame of early twentieth-century design who influenced so many important designers of our time.

Scott Powell is a noted arts and design historian and a frequent lecturer on Frances Elkins. Through his extensive research on her life and work, he has become a leading expert on Elkins’s designs, influence, and biography and has documented more than 250 Elkins commissions, many previously unknown. Powell has gathered the most definitive images of Elkins’s interiors, as well as her extensive correspondence with the leading designers, artists, and creatives of her day.


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