Friday, July 7, 2017

Collector: Noah Wunsch carrying on a legacy of Early-American collecting

Show Us Your Walls
By Hilarie M. Sheets
Noah Wunsch in his Gramercy Park apartment. Credit Stephanie Diani for The New York Times
NEW YORK---Noah Wunsch’s one-bedroom apartment in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan was once used as storage for the overflow of antique American decorative arts collected by his grandfather Eric Martin Wunsch, an engineer and benefactor to museum design collections who died in 2013. Mr. Wunsch and his brother, Eric, took the reins of the Wunsch Collection after their grandfather’s death. “We want to make it feel more accessible to young people,” Mr. Wunsch said. “We believe in crossing genres. That’s when you get the most interesting representation of who you are.”[More]