Friday, January 31, 2014


Victor Joris for Cuddlecoat Pantsuits

Morris Moskowitz Handbag - Mr. John Hat

Shoulder-bag by Lee Sterner
Madcaps Hat
Shirt - Stuffed Shirt
Giorgini Shorts

Kasper for J.L.Sport Safari Suit

Casa di Cole
Madcaps Hat
Lee Sterner Canvas Bag

David Evins shoes

Halter Dress and Jacket  - Tom Nassare for Studio Six

Politics Begins at 18
Harper's Bazaar January 1972
Photography: Bruce Laurance

... eyes on the seventies at devodotcom

Thursday, January 30, 2014


First of the Big-Time Splendors

Lapis bead necklace with sapphire, gold and diamond pendant, Jean Schlumberger of Tiffany ... Serpentine jade cuffs with ruby and diamond dots by David Webb ... Bulgari's saphire-breasted Bird of Paradise with emeralds, rubies and diamonds ...coral and yellow enamel vanity inlaid with jewels by Cartier ... Audemars Piguet pocket watch in gold and jade ... David Webb carved emerald and carved coral necklace ... Black enamel, diamonds and jade drop earring by David Webb.

Jade with nestling diamonds in a pin by David Webb ... Amethyst beads linked with diamonds, topaz and jade by Van Cleef and Arpels ... enameled vanity with diamond-and-onyx chain from Cartier's 1925 collection ... strands of sapphires clasped with a huge carved emerald and diamonds by Van Cleef and Arpels ... a Piaget pocket watch of black onyx ringed with diamonds ... Rings from Harry Winston, a rare, true emerald-green emerald. a ruby surrounded by 54 diamonds ... carved jade beads in a necklace of rubies, sapphires and pearls by Bulgari ... An emerald ring as big as the Ritz by Van Cleef and Arpels.

First of the Big-Time Splendors
Vogue November 1974
Photography: Chris von Wangenheim

...eyes on the seventies at devodotcom

Wednesday, January 29, 2014


Indoor patio - open on one side to the garden

On the round table surrounded by the semi-circle benches, a 1944 Max Ernst wood sculpture, "Jeune Homme au Coeur Battant." William Turnbull's massive "Columbus" (1960) in rosewood and bronze. Overhead, a 1950 Alexander Calder mobile, "Nine Elements," Andy Warhol's 1972 "Portrait of Marcia Weisman."

Kadinsky's "Yellow Nude" 

Overlooking the dining table, Kandinsky's "Yellow Nude" divides the living and dining areas and Barnett Newman's sculpture, "Here I (to Marcia)." At left, a partial view of Morris Lewis's "Beta Rho" (Unfurled).

Fred Weisman's Dressing Room

Front and center, George Segal's "Woman on Green Chair-Ruth" (1964). Arman's "Yang and Yin," acrylic cube with watercolor containers, used as a table. In the window, Claes Oldenburg's "Pastry Case; Baked Potato, Sundae, Banana, Transformed by Eating."

Marcia Weisman
1917 bronze, "Seated Bather," Jacques Lipchitz

Indoors, Outdoors;

The Collection of masterpieces of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weisman

Over the mantlepiece, William de Kooning, "Dark Pond" (1945). Left of mantle, Arshile Gorky, 1964 Clyfford Still on back wall,Wayne Thiebaud's "Lollipop" seen through door to kitchen.  Left of that, an historic Jackson Pollack - his last painting, "Scent"(1955). Seen through entrance to breakfast room/bar, a magnificent Barnett Newman, "Onement Number 6," with a rare Newman sculpture in front of it. On the left wall, another view of  Wassily Kandinsky's "Yellow Nude" (1911). Henry Moore's 1948 bronze, "Family Group," on foreground table. Other sculptures, a Naum Gabo "Construction" in anodized bronze and wire - right of fireplace, Giacoma Manzu's "Seated Cardinal," 1959 bronze on rear coffee table.

The Movable Masterpieces of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick R. Weisman
Vogue May 1974
Photography: Horst
Decor: George Hall

...eyes on the seventies at devodotcom

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


Gotye - Somebody that I used to Know (featuring Kimbra)

Harper's Bazaar October 1963
Photography: Hiro Wakabayashi

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Golden Russian Sable - 30,000         Mink bathrobe - 7,000
Grosvenor                             Grosvenor                                                                                                 

Jerry Hall in Fisher - 25,000
Anne Klein for Michael Forrest

Russian Golden Sable - 24,000

Shadow Dyed Fox - 7500  Natural Coyote - 6000
Maximilian - Alixandre

Cardin for Michael Forrest - Diane von Furstenberg for Mohl

House of Black Diamond - Yves Saint Laurent for Goldin-Feldman

The Force of Fur
Vogue November 1977
Photography: Ishimuro

... eyes on the seventies at devodotcom

Monday, January 27, 2014


Pink Flamingos
Lake Nakura
Fashion - Lothar's Beauchamp Place

Nyali Beach
Vanessa Swimsuit

Sky Blue Cotton Djellabah

 Caftan - Simplicity # 6044

The Market in Mombasa
Simplicity #6204

The Barber's
Elle, New Bond Street

Samburu Game Lodge
Jaeger - The  Patio Sweater

Samburu Reserve
Simplicity #6210

Shirley Leonard
Ken Lane Necklace
His - Trend, Walter Albini

Oatmeal Rough Linen Trouser Suit - Brown Silk Shirt
His - Saint Laurent Rive Gauche

The Royal Hunt of the Sun
Harper's and Queen May 1974
Photography: Barry McKinley

... eyes on the seventies at devodotcom