Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The end of the VW beetle, celebrating iconic NYC dive bar Max Fish, robots, rockets and more

Eight Frank Lloyd Wright Works Added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List In a serial nomination, inscribed as “The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright,” eight major works of the beloved architect join UNESCO’s World Heritage List. This is the first recognition of modern American architecture by the cultural organization. To coordinate the conservation efforts, the Frank Lloyd Wright World Heritage Council has been formed. The …

Roman and Williams for eBay Collective

Rare, inspiring pieces selected by the award-winning design firm

In October 2016, eBay Collective launched as a destination for fine art and interior design. An e-commerce platform with rigorous guidelines and harboring one-of-a-kind objects, it grew into a resource for both consumers and designers. Celebrated design firm Roman and Williams frequented the site—and eBay as a whole—for rare and inspiring pieces. Now, they’ve taken the next step and hand-selected pieces for their own eBay …

Boo-Hooray’s Post-War, Counterculture + Pop Auction

An upcoming Sotheby’s auction full of exciting collectibles, “Boo-Hooray Presents: Post-War, Counterculture & Pop,” features all kinds of significant items from lesser-known movements and subcultures. With products from “the revolutionary May ’68 protests, New York’s early hip hop pioneers, Lower East Side Anarchists, concrete poets and even the collected fanzines surrounding the bizarre career of pop singer Scott Walker,” it’s one not to miss. We’re …