Avant-Garde, Manhattan(12 images)
Antique dealer Liza Sherman has an eye for the overlooked and the avant-garde. "I don't decorate," she says, "I see objects and furniture as shapes, lines and forms. For the last 35 years Sherman has surrounded herself with idiosyncratic pieces, both in her midtown Manhattan apartment and in her store, a packed West Village jewel that bears no signage. The conversion of her home involved knocking down most of the walls thereby allowing her to play with scale, asymmetry, colour...