Sunnylands: America’s Midcentury Masterpiece


Sunnylands: America’s Midcentury Masterpiece Author Janice Lyle
ISBN-10 0865653313
ISBN-13 9780865653313
Year 2016-11-15
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher Vendome Press
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With its pastel green and yellow interior its dazzling collection of Impressionist paintings and long low sofas that look like vintage Cadillac convertibles Sunnylands was a Versailles for the Space Age In Palm Springs the mecca of midcentury modern architecture this immaculately preserved estate is considered the undisputed masterpiece envisioned by A Quincy Jones one of Californias most important architects and furnished by Californias great decorator to the stars William Haines Built by media moguls art collectors and diplomats Walter and Leonore Annenberg Sunnylands became a seat of power where politicians movie stars and corporate leaders could meet relax reflect make deals and run the worldall with nobody watching For four decades an invitation to New Years Eve at Sunnylands was the ultimate social prize Exquisitely illustrated Sunnylands is a must have for every fan of midcentury design

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