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Visionaries Gala 10/30/14 –
our second feature with more pictures
(scroll down to the third event on the page...)

NEW YORK SOCIAL DAIRY –

Visionaries Gala 10/01/14
AZURE AZURE – October 2014

Soane Foundation Gala pictures posted

NEW YORK MAGAZINE – Special Issue, Winter 2015

Robert Couturier on dining and design
– he mentions his love and inspiration from the Soane

APOLO MAGAZINE – 27 August 2014

40 under 40
Soane Director Abraham Thomas is featured in THE THINKERS – there is a Q+A with Abraham

WALL STREET JOURNAL

"Chasing Rainbows at Historic Space", feature by Marshall Heyman

Architizer – 2 October 2014 by Paul

When Sky-High Historic Preservation Is More Than Skin-Deep,
By Paul Gunther

COUNTRY LIFE, 23 July 2014

My Favorite Painting by Abraham Thomas




ANTIQUES and THE ARTS WEEKLY – 8 July 2014
Masterpiece London's Fifth Edition Opens with $20 Million Sale

Mentions newly introduced design committee which includes Soane Museum Director Abraham Thomas
FINANCIAL TIMES – 24 June 2014 to 30 June 2014 –
Five installments of "How to Spend it" website of the Financial Times -
Art: Diary of a Somebody: Abraham Thomas – Day 1: Masterpiece London / Day 2: about Napoleon / Day 3: new projects at the Soane / Day 4: Zaha Hadid's pool party / Day 5: architectural drawings

ELLE DÉCOR – June 2014

Martyn Lawrence Bullard: 12 Things I Can't Live Without – Names the Soane Museum of No. 1 as "an eternal source of inspiration"



DECORATORS INSIDER – 14 June 2014
Masters of the Class…

Sir John Soane… His House and His Collections.. A Mentor for Every Great Designer
by Chippy Irvine
THE GUARDIAN – 2 June 2014

Soane's Pitzhanger Manor mansion to be restored with Heritage Lottery Grant

NEW SCIENTIST – 17 March 2014

How 3D Printers Forge New Art from Old Etching
by Simon Ings

EVENING STANDARD – 5 February 2014

My Design London: Abraham Thomas
By Corinne Julius

FINANCIAL TIMES – 15 January 2014

"How to Spend it" website of the Financial Times – Hand-printed wallpaper wonders: Adelphi
by Christina Ohly Evan


TOWN & COUNTY – October 2013

William Sofield – Visiting the Soane




ELLE DÉCOR – October 2013

London – With a visit to the Soane
THE ART NEWSPAPER – 24 July 2013

Design curator to lead Soane's Museum: V&A's Abraham Thomas has been appointed as director at the collector and architect's home
PRESS RELEASE -- 23 July 2013

Soane Museum Announces Appointment of New Director, Abraham Thomas


AnOther Magazine – 22 June 2013

In Pictures, Top 10 Architects Homes – John Soane's home is in the mix with Zaha Hadid, Eileen Gray, Walter Gropius, Charles and Ray Eames, Oscar Niemeyer, Le Corbusier, Frank Gehry, Erno Goldfinger, and Lina Bo Bardi
Wall Street Journal – 7 June 2013

Mansions Section: Savills advertisement offering Soane's Tyringham Hall for sale
NEW YORK SOCIAL DIARY– 6 June 2013

Soane Gala


{ Scroll down for Soane coverage }

NEW YORK SOCIAL DIARY– 3 June 2013

Beyoncé & Jay-Z Go Soaning

BLOOMBERG NEWS, 17 May 2013

The Scene by Amanda Gordon
THE TIMES OF LONDON, 11 May 2013

The World's 50 Best Museums – names the Soane 4th top in the world
ARCHITECT'S NEWSPAPER, BLOG, 17 May 2013

Soane's Annual Gala Dinner
ARCHITECT'S NEWSPAPER, Print Edition, 8 May 2013

Soane Zone – Announcement about Beyoncé and Jay-Z being Soane Travelers to Havana in April 2013
COUNTRY LIFE, 8 May 2013

Mission Accomplished at Tyringham Hall



FINE ART CONNOISSEUR – May/June 2013

In London, Entering an Architect's Mind, by Peter Trippi
THE WORLD OF INTERIORS – April 2013

Journal of a Museum Director: Home from Soane
COUNTRY LIFE – 30 January 2013

Soane's Ealing home to be restored
FINANCIAL TIMES – 15 February 2013

Preservation Society by Jonathan Foyle
WALL STREET JOURNAL – WEEKEND EDITION – 9 February 2013

Household Gods

THE EDITOR AT LARGE – 2 January 2013

Hermes Mallea leads Soane Foundation tour of Cuba

BUSINESS WEEKLY – 7 December 2012

Soane Museum's Tim Knox set to be Director of Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum
LONDON EVENING STANDARD – 7 December 2012

Tim Knox is keeping it neoclassical at the Fitzwilliam Museum
YOU TUBE – 30 November 2012

World Monuments Fund Exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum
FINANCIAL TIMES – 12 October 2012

"Inside an architect's head" by Edwin Heathcote
BLOOMBERG NEWS – 23 September 2012

"…Soane, Scene in London" by Daniel Billy

COUNTRY LIFE – 25 July 2012

"Temples of Sport" – Exhibition: Sporting stadia at Sir John Soane's Museum
By Jeremy Musson
THE ART NEWSPAPER – 2 May 2012

" In the frame" – mentions Soane Innovators Gala
NEW YORK TIMES – 29 April 2012

Sunday Style Section "Evening Honors" - April Honors by Bill Cunningham
MUSEUMS JOURNAL, April 2012

Catalogue: The Drawings of Robert and James Adams, by Frances Sands

1STDIBS – 4 April 2012

On Location: Sir John Soane's Museum, by Wendy Moonan

THE NEW YORK OBSERVER – 27 February 2012

DS+Renfro's 'Profound' Rejection – highlights from a talk given to the Soane Foundation 02-16-12
THE ATLANTIC – 7 February 2012

Should Cities of the Future Look More to the Past?
By Allison Arieff
Interview with Soane Foundation Director Richard H. Driehaus
THE ART NEWSPAPER – The Year Ahead 2012

Artists React to London's sporting spree
Soane Museum to host special exhibition during the Olympics
FINANCIAL TIMES – 6 February 2012

Column: "How to Spend It" – Quirky and classical gifts, with the imprimatur of an English Tastemaker
By Christina Ohly Evans
DECORATOR'S INSIDER – 13 September 2011

A Sense of Parade – Profile on Keith Irvine,
a former Director and Soane Foundation President,
who passed away in May.

THE GAURDIAN
4 min. video

Sir John Soane's Museum: 'A crazy labyrinth of art, architecture and history' – video

In the fourth of our series of films celebrating the best British architecture, art critic Jonathan Jones gets lost in the Georgian maze that Sir John Soane designed as a house to live in, and a setting for his antiquities and works of art

WALL STREET JOURNAL - 3 September 2011

"My Favorite Room – The Lived-In Look" David Rockwell reflects…

AFAR MAGAZINE – Sept/Oct 2011

"Nomad: Sotheby's Appraiser" by Linda Dyett
Philip Jelley interviewed and mentions his favorite museum… Sir John Soane's Museum, London
[listing only]

MODERN LUXURY'S MANHATTAN MAGAZINE – Sept/Oct 2011

Suzanne Tucker mentions travels with the Soane on page 146
[listing only]

Press Release: 14 July 2011 – 2011
Fellowship Announced
The New York Social Diary – 6 May 2011

Story and pictures from the Soane Foundation's 20th Birthday Gala

NEW YORK TIMES - 1 May 2011

"Evening Hours: Royal Doings" by Bill Cunningham


BLOOMBERG - 27 April 2011

"Scene Last Night" by Amanda Gordon
(please scroll down the page to find the piece on the Soane Gala)

POLLYTALK FROM NEW YORK - 18 April 2011 By Polly Guerin

"Cultural Diversity, Antiques."
item on the Spring Show NYC featuring a talk by Tim Knox

FINANCIAL TIMES – 8 April 201

Sir John Soane's Divine Clutter, by Harry Eyres
Blog of Allan Greenberg – 7 April 2011

WORLD OF INTERIORS - April 2010

Lowly Communion - article on the Soane Museum exhibition "The Petrified Music of Architecture: Sr. Herbert Oakley's Collection of Cathedral Models"

CountryLife – 2 March 2011

Art and Death: The Dulwich Picture Gallery

RECENT Coverage on contemporary art installation at the Soane by American artist Michael Petry – Feb. 2011:

LONDON EVENING STANDARD – 14 February 2011

Sir John Soane's rooms to open after £7m restoration
By Louise Jury
OTHER RECENT COVERAGE on the announcement of the "Opening Up The Soane" project and the launch of the public appeal – February 2011:
ARCHITECTURAL RECORD – February 2011

Backstory: Soane's Enclave: A Progress Report
By Suzanne Stephens
RECENT COVERAGE on the Exhibition and Benefit Opening for the Soane Foundation of
"Inspired by Antiquity" at Carlton Hobbs – January 2011:

RALPH LAUREN MAGAZINE - Vol. 10, Issue 3

"Hidden Gems - Small In Scale But Not In Impact, Europe's House Museums Offer Close Encounters of the Artistic Kind" by Kris Wilton

COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE – 1 September 2010
“Soane’s Inspiration Lives On”

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD – posted 16 April 2010
“Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey” – interview by Suzanne Stephens and William Hanley

WORLD OF INTERIORS – April 2010
“Building The Lily” – current Soane Museum exhibition review

COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE – 17 February 2010
“Art of Scissors and Paper” – current Soane Museum exhibition review of Mrs. Delany and Her Circle

COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE – 18 November 2009
“For the love of Order” – current Soane Museum exhibition review

ART DAILY, Friday, 13 November 2009
"Napoleon Mourning Ring Comes 'Home' to the Soane Museum"

NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE - Design Fall 2009
“A Colorful Life | Ashley Hicks on his famous father David Hicks”

HIGH LIFE MAGAZINE – BRITISH AIRWAYS, October 2009
“One Thousand Reasons to Visit London”
…17 major museums and galleries with free entrance. To enter the British Museum? No charge. To enter the National Gallery? No charge. To enter the V&A? No charge. And to enter our personal favourite, the wonderfully quirky Sir John Soane's Museum? No charge…
HIGH LIFE BLOG

VOGUE - August 2009
"Mrs Delany and Her Circle"

1stdibs - August 2009
"Style Compass by Andrew Myers:  Wise Man or design sage...Paul Vincent Wiseman"
Board member of the Soane Foundation, mentions his love of the Soane Museum

COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE - 29 July 2009
"Great British Architects:  Sir John Soane"


COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE - 15 July 2009
"Soanes Chillington Hall Saloon"


CULTURE 24 - 2 July 2009
"Sir John Soane's Museum project aims to restore original design" by Ed Sexton

THE WASHINGTON POST - 17 May 2009
"In London, More Than An Eyeful"
by Edward Schneider

CHARITY HAPPENINGS - 21 April 2009
"Soane Foundation Gala Dinner"

The New York Social Diary – April 2009

The New York Times – April 2009
"Evening Hours
”   by Bill Cunningham

ENGLISH HOME MAGAZINE - March/April 2009
"English Design Greats: Sir John Soane"


PERSPECTA: THE YALE ARCHITECTURAL JOURNAL - December 2008
"Sir John Soane's Model Room" by Helen Dorey.  Perspecta: The Yale Architectural Journal (Yale School of Architecture / MIT Press)no. 41"Grand Tour," page 46.   "Sir John Soane's Model Room" by Helen Dorey

COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE – 3 December 2008
Interview: Robert Tuttle, ambassador - Protector of the special relationship
- The United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James declares his favorite building in Britain to be Sir John Soane’s Museum

THE ART NEWSPAPER (UK) - December 2008
"Britain's "best kept secret" plan a revelation"
Sir John Soane's Museum is seeking to fund a £6.3m restoration, revealing historic rooms to the public for the first time

COUNTRY LIFE MAGAINE – 12 November 2008
Let London Inspire: Jeremy Musson… on a treasure hunt around London’s great galleries"
– first stop, the Soane Museum

COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE - 6 August 2008
"Soane 'time capsule' gets 6m pound revamp"

APOLLO MAGAZINE - Summer 2008
"Cataloguing the Soane: a change in approach"

BLOOMBERG NEWS - 24 July 2008
"Getty, Sainsbury Trusts Give Soane's Museum 1.1 Million Pounds" By Farah Nayeri
(Bloomberg.com has over 15 million subscribers in the UK)

THE NEW YORK SUN - 16 July 2008
"A Designing Gentleman" on the new exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center on Thomas Hope which continues till 16 November 2008

BLOOMBERG NEWS - 1 July 2008
"Chipperfield's Subtle Berlin Designs Charm in London Show"  review by Colin Amery of the David Chipperfield exhibition on at the Soane Museum till 6 September 2008
(Bloomberg.com has over 15 million subscribers in the UK)

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE – June 2008
"Small Wonders Europe's Idiosyncratic House Museums
Yield Pleasures Beyond Their Size"

by Tony Perrottet
 

Give a look at London's Sir John Soane's Museum, Paris's Musée Jacquemart-André, Madrid's Museo Sorolla, and Prague's the Black Madonna House / the Museum of Czech Cubism

The New York Social Diary – May 2008

The New York Times – April 2008
"Evening Hours Among Friends
”   by Bill Cunningham

The New York Sun – April 2008
"Soane Gala Salutes American Architect
”   by Gary Shapiro

BLOOMBERG.COM – February 2008
"Bank of England Architect’s Eccentric Home Get Gentle Revamp
”   Interview by Farah Nayeri
(Bloomberg.com has over 15 million subscribers in the UK)

THE MAGAZINE ANTIQUES – October 2007
“Sir John Soane’s Moggerhanger – A Very Personal Work” by Peter Inskip

DEPARTURES Magazine – May / June 2007
House of Wonders by Christopher Mason and Photographs by Derry Moore.
Explores the private home of Soane Museum Director Tim Knox and his partner.

 

CALIFORNIA HOMES – April 2007
Sir John Soane’s Magical Museum by Diane Dorrans Seaks.
London’s Greatest “Secret” Inspires San Francisco’s Paul Wiseman And Other Top International Designers, Historians and Architects.

TRAVEL & LEISURE – September 2006
Make An Architectural Pilgrimage: From Rome to Kyoto, our pick of 12 landmarks that will change the way you see the world, by Raul Barreneche. Seventh in the listing: SIR JOHN SOANE’S MUSEUM, LONON Architect John Soane, designer of the Bank of England and the Dulwich Picture Gallery, rebuilt three adjacent town houses from 1792 to 1823 and filled them with his treasures—an Egyptian sarcophagus, Roman marbles, Hogarth's The Rake's Progress. Displayed chockablock, they now form part of a connoisseur's legacy in a museum that retains the character of a private house while its clever design accommodates a collector's zeal. www.soane.org
NEW YORK TIMES Thursday 17 August 2006
"In Moscow, a Battle for a Modernist Landmark” by Christopher Mason. Quotes John Stubbs of The World Monuments Fund who likens the Moscow house to that of Sir John Soane’s Museum in London.
HOUSE & GARDEN, HG Blog May 25, 2006
“Soane’s Sublime Alter Ego, J.M. Gandy” goes on to declare that “the Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation, New York poshest architectural fan club.”
ART & ANTIQUES May 2006 Issue
Cover Story – “Built for Light” by Chippy Irvine
ICON, The Preservation Quarterly of The World Monuments Fund Spring 2006 Issue
“The Genius of Sir John Soane, Restoring The Work of One of England’s Most-Beloved Architects” by Caroline McGhie
OLD-HOUSE INTERIORS April / May 2006 Issue.
“Soane in Watercolors” by Brian Coleman

NEWS RELEASE February 2006
Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation announces launch of Spring 2006 Seminar Series.  See full details on Soane Seminars page of this site.

NEWS RELEASE 16 January 2006
Richard L. Feigen & Co. announce exhibition opening on April 25th of Joseph Gandy: Visionary Architect

NEW YORK SOCIAL DIARY – 4 January 2006
The First of Many
visit www.newyorksocialdiary.com/partypictures/2006/01_04_06/partypictures01_04_06.php

PALM BEACH SOCIETY 23-29 December 2005
Gotham Grand & Glistening – paragraph in the society column on the 15th Anniversary Gala along with some of the people involved and attending.  Byline: Roger Koechel Webster

NEWS RELEASE 9 November 2005
American Architectural Foundation and Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation to Award Traveling Fellowship # Press Release
NEW YORK SOCIAL DIARY – 10 November 2005
Lunch with David Linley
visit www.newyorksocialdiary.com/socialdiary/2005/11_10_05/socialdiary11_10_05.php

QUEST MAGAZINE – December 2005
Quest at Home: Welcome Christmas
# Article on the home of Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation Board member Stephanie Stokes (2.0 MB)

COUNTRY LIFE 20 October 2005 - Property Market
Soane’s Forgotten Masterpiece: Now known to be by Sir John Soane, Piercefield in Gwent (Wales) could once again be the most glorious family home

- visit www.countrylife.co.uk/propertynews
- plus advertisement for Jackson-Stops & Staff - www.jackson-stops.co.uk, reference Monmouthshire (Gwent)
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September 5, 2005: BBC Radio4 and the National Gallery in London announce the winner of THE GREATEST PAINTING IN BRITAIN contest. While a work in the Soane’s collection made it into the contest of 10 finalist, the winner from the online voting was Fighting Temeraire by Joseph Mallord Turner with 31,892 votes (which was 27.0% of the accepted votes).

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Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last berth to be broken up 1838, 1839, © The National Gallery, London
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William Hogarth (1697-1764), A Rake's Progress III: 'The Orgy', 1733-34, © By Courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum
MEN'S VOGUE Premier Issue Fall 2005 - Architecture & Design
Bordering on Genius: Two framers who can handle any masterpiece from a Monet to a Marden
PRIMELOCATION.COM 2005
Linley on Soane
# Prime Location, 2005 - Feature (3.48 MB)
 
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