LIVING ROOM LUXURY. A James Shannon painting, On the Dunes, hangs in the Gores’ living room that’s accented with brightly colored fabrics, ivory curtains, a Pembroke table, a twentieth-century bowl, and other furnishings. The crystal chandelier was already installed in the home. Number One Observatory Circle, the official home and residence of the Vice President of the United States. (Photographer: Oberto Gili). Text credit: Charles Denyer.