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Topic - R. Scott Stephenson
"The objects are the witnesses, the touchstones for stories about extraordinary people and circumstances that can be incredibly powerful," Stephenson said. "There's plenty of drama, plenty of things that resonate in our own lives, plenty of aspects that are completely foreign to the way we think or what we've experienced."
"Although I do love those old brown things, absolutely," he said with a laugh. "But you can't just do a beautiful building and decorate it with objects. The era in which you could line up a bunch of tea cups on a shelf is just not with us anymore."