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A second volume to celebrate the master of interior design illustration.
Inducted to the prestigious Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1987 Jeremiah Goodman has long been revered within the interior design community for his ability to infuse static rooms with warmth and personality. For almost seven decades his stylish and studied brushstrokes have chronicled the homes of powerbrokers in the upper reaches of the fashion and decorating worlds. Names like Bruce Weber, Carolina Herrera, Red Krakoff, and Tony Duquette populate a client list that reads like a page from Who’s Who.
Jeremiah: Inspired Interiors chronicles Goodman’s life and work, drawing on paintings and photographs taken from his own extensive archive. More than mere illustrations, his paintings interpret and inspire, conveying how a space is experienced through the eyes of an artist. Jeremiah can evoke a brocade-upholstered chair or a Baroque mirror with a few calligraphic brushstrokes that both describe and animate. Indeed, so evocative and full of particularized information are Jeremiah’s paintings that they form a unique record of the work of many of the great design personalities of the past half century. Simply put, Jeremiah’s work comprises the best record of America’s greatest interiors.
Jeremiah Goodman, 1922–2017, had an unwavering passion for architecture, theater, design, and interiors. Goodman illustrated buildings and interiors for the leading personalities, architects, and interior designers of his day. His work has been collected by such institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper Hewitt Museum, and the New Britain Museum of American Art, and such individuals as Nan Bush and Bruce Weber, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Nancy and Ronald Reagan, and Mary Rodgers Guettel. His first monograph, Jeremiah: A Romantic Vision, was published by powerHouse in 2007.
After completing a degree in costume design at the Wimbledon College of Arts, Dean Rhys-Morgan earned his fashion stripes working alongside legendary fashion stylist Isabella Blow at Tattler magazine. He has since written on design and fashion for an international array of publications, including the Telegraph, Grazia, and Playboy. In 2013 Rhys-Morgan authored Bold, Beautiful and Damned: The World of 1980s Fashion Illustrator Tony Viramontes, a landmark monograph chronicling the work of the leading fashion artist. Rhys-Morgan currently divides his time between London, New York, and Los Angeles.