Kaleidoscope Doll House & Furniture
This interactive doll house is reminiscent of Reitveld’s Schroeder House (1925) has interactive sliding walls. The designers are trained as an architect and photographer, and see this house as a domestic playroom. Set includes doll house, Art set, Bath set, Bedroom set, Living Room set I, Dining Room set I, and Family set.
Laurie Simmons & Peter Wheelwright
Born in Long Island, New York in 1949, Laurie Simmons is one of the first contemporary American photographers to create elaborately staged narrative photographs. Since the mid-70’s, Simmons has staged scenes for her camera with dolls, ventriloquist dummies, mannequins and occasionally people, to create images with intensely psychological subtexts.
Since her first solo exhibition at Artists Space in 1979, Simmons has had numerous solo exhibitions and her work has been exhibited extensively both in the U.S. and abroad. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Museum of Modern Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC; the Hara Museum in Tokyo; and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, among others.
She lives and works in New York City with her husband, the painter Carroll Dunham, and their two daughters, Lena and Grace. She is represented by Sperone Westwater, New York.
Peter Wheelwright is a writer, educator, and formerly a practicing architect.
Educated at Trinity College where he studied painting and sculpture, he went on to receive his Master in Architecture from Princeton University. As an architect, his design work has been widely published in both the national and international press. The Kaleidoscope House, a modernist dollhouse designed in collaboration with artist Laurie Simmons is in the Collection of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art.
Peter and his wife Eliza Hicks, a photographer, and their two children split their time between New York City and Columbia County in upstate New York