2016 has been a year of many exciting projects and collaborations, most of which I am very behind in sharing, but among my favorite images are the ones I was able to take for the Newport Restoration Foundation this Christmas. Rough Point, the seaside estate of tobacco heiress Doris Duke, has been curated for the holidays the way it would have actually looked during Ms. Duke’s lifetime: shuttered for the winter, as Doris spent Christmas at Shangri La, her house in Hawaii. Rough Point’s sole occupants would have been her staff, thus the staff wing has been decorated to reflect their own holiday celebration. I found the interior spaces, draped with white sheets, rather eerily inspiring, and thought I’d share.
There’s still time to check out this exhibit, entitled “Undecked Halls,” which will be open for the last viewing on December 27th, 2016.
Cynthia Guenther Richardson January 26, 2017
Loved this post! The place under wraps as it were is enchanting.
Caroline Goddard January 27, 2017
mandystarharvest May 13, 2017
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