Tom McGrath

“Tom McGrath is from New Milford CT. He is a painter for whom (according to his most recent press release) ‘landscape is a verb.’ He received his B.F.A. from Cooper Union and his M.F.A. from Columbia University.”

Build Thee More Stately Mansions

Wooden cabinets and antler chandeliers at Anthropologie. Decorating monthlies advising readers to put coral branches in beakers on side tables. Sheep grazing on wallpaper toile. Fashion’s new naturalism has adopted the Wunderkammer as its interior-design touchstone because it fits the cultural recycling imperative of the industry and bears a credibility-boosting, if merely passing, resemblance to [... more ...]
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