Art: Taste Without Tears

The Emily Posts of domestic art and decoration are two white-haired, spinster sisters, Harriet and Vetta Goldstein. They have spent their lives teaching in the home economics department of the University of Minnesota, have written a book together (Art in Everyday Life) which has long been a bible to home economics classes from Maine to the Middle West and has been translated into Chinese. Their book tells how to choose colors in rugs and draperies, how to arrange furniture in a room, how to balance knick-knacks on a mantelpiece and food on a plate, how to dress tastefully, how to...

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