Bradley C. Brooks is director of historic resources and assistant curator of American decorative arts at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Previously, he served as director of the McFaddin-Ward House in Beaumont, Texas, and as curator, then museum director at the Moody Mansion and Museum in Galveston, Texas. He received a B. A. in communication arts from Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, and an M. A. in early American culture from the Winterthur Program of the University of Delaware. The Miller House and Garden marks his first foray into modernism.