Spy Vibers interested in Mid-Century Modern design have an opportunity to check out a new exhibit spotlighting Charles and Ray Eames at the Oakland Museum! Originally curated and organized by the Barbican in London, the Eames exhibit is scheduled to run through February 17th, 2019. From the press release: "Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the twentieth century. Go beyond their most well-known designs in this intimate and inspiring exhibition portraying their legacy and lives in California. The Eameses—who founded The Eames Office—valued knowledge and discovery, embraced the joy of trial and error, and saw no separation between life and work. Through multi-media installations, films, rare prototypes, photography, furniture, toys, products, as well as personal letters, drawings, and artwork, discover the story of the Eameses from a fresh perspective. Explore the breadth of their work across many fields in this interactive exhibition that brings their ideas and playful spirit to life." More info at the Oakland Museum. If design is your bag (baby), check out Spy Vibe's article Set For Adventure about the great spy set designs. Related posts: 1968 Exhibit, Mid-Century Modern Schulz. Spy Vibers, also please check out my new book (over 700 pages!) about one of America's great cartoonists. On other creative fronts, folks might not know that I began exhibiting as a fine art photographer in the late 1980s. I haven't shared that part of my life here, but readers might like to see some of my work on Instagram. Enjoy!
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