Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin presents the news chairs designed by Pharrell Williams. “The Tank” will be on view at Colette, 213 rue St-Honoré, from March 22nd to March 28th, 2010 and by appointment at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, 76 rue de Turenne, from March 30th, 2010.
Image:Jack Pierson, SEX, 1992
Phillips de Pury & Company is proud to announce SEX: the next sale
in the theme series to offer a curated collection of Contemporary Art,
Photography and Editions highlighting the influence and interplay sexuality has on art today.
This new and dynamic platform will enable all the departments to
interpret a given theme and express their curatorial strengths.
A new body of work by Dutch designer Joris Laarman was unveiled at Friedman Benda. Laarman’s unique aesthetic merges cutting-edge technology and the life-sciences to create work of unexpected beauty. In 2008, Laarman’s Bone Chair and Bone Chaise, his first two works since graduating from Eindhoven, were displayed in MoMA’s exhibition Design and the Elastic Mind. This marked a major milestone in his career and the chair subsequently was added to the museum’s permanent collection. The show will be on view through to April 10, at Friedman Benda, 515 West 26th Street.
THE MODERN DANISH WAREHOUSE, 6th – 27th March 2010 The Garage, North Terrace, London SW3 2BA
Nina Hertig, co-founder of Sigmar is hosting the first pop-up Modern Danish Warehouse in an impressive disused Art Deco Garage in Brompton, selling an edited selection of vintage pieces.
For three weeks, the Garage (in the heart of the Brompton Design District) will house up to 120 vintage chairs, tables, sideboards, and sofas ranging from £100 to £1500. All purchases can be taken home immediately
Designer Jonathan Nesci’s latest hyper-minimalist odes to modernism in an upcoming four-day exhibit at Chicago’s Volume Gallery
Designer Jonathan Nesci—whose Library Bookcase won recognition last year for his use of metal from Wallpaper Magazine—is back with a solo show entitled “The New” at a recently-developed design gallery in his hometown of Chicago.
Legacy Now 5 + Legacy Plus Interim Uses and East London’s Olympic Legacy 2 – 4 March 2010 at The Architecture Foundation
Image: © Nick Taylor
Legacy Plus, organised by The Architecture Foundation, in partnership with SPACE, is a three-day symposium that takes a creative and propositional look at the transition phase of London’s 2012 Olympic Legacy — constructively exploring the role that temporary structures and interim uses can play in influencing the future evolution of East London, both in and around the Olympic site.
Faile are a Brooklyn-based collaborative duo and pioneers of the contemporary street art movement. Their partner for this show, long-time collaborator BAST is a fellow Brooklyn native, and an elusive character who has rarely been seen in public and whose very existence has been debated. For this show they produced an environment of 80s nostalgia with custom made arcade games.
New Architects: London_Rome IaN+ in conversation with Witherford Watson Mann Tuesday 23 February 2010, 7.00pm
Image: IaN+, Villa Palladio, Next-Gen 20
For the final event in the London _ Rome’s series of talks, Luca Galofaro, founding member of Ian+, will showcase the Italian practice’s work alongside Stephen Witherford from Witherford Watson Mann. They will discuss their respective professional outputs and contributions to the London_Rome exhibitions at the British School at Rome last year, in a conversation chaired by Pippo Ciorra , architect, critic, professor of design and theory at the University of Camerino, and co-curator of the inaugural exhibition at the Zaha Hadid designed MAXXI museum in Rome.
To celebrate the final week of Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine’s exhibition at the AF, there’s a chance to re-vist their celebrated film Koolhaas HouseLife in its entirety.
Photography Amber Rowlands
Tidal Ossuary by Julia Lohmann and Gero Grundmann Jacqueline Rabun Gallery 5 February – 4 March 2010 32 Grosvenor Crescent Mews. London SW1X 7EX
Robots Drawing Humans, Light Beings and World Pioneering Kinetic Masters, All Part of Kinetica Art Fair 2010 from Feb 4
Robots Drawing Humans, Light Beings and World Pioneering Kinetic Masters, All Part of Kinetica Art Fair 2010
-INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS CONVERGE FOR THE UK’S ONLY KINETIC, ELECTRONIC & NEW MEDIA ART FAIR-
A family of holographic light beings, sculpting and drawing robots, an orchestral milk float, a giant vertical electronic wave and a special feature exhibition of work from the masters of kinetic art and the groundbreaking Cybernetic Serendipity show, are just some of the incredible exhibits at Kinetica Art Fair 2010. Kinetica Art Fair takes place from 4 – 7 February 2010 at the Ambika P3 space in London and is the UK’s only art fair dedicated to kinetic, robotic, sound, light and time-based art. Art that has a life of its own, talks, workshops, performances and more create an art fair like no other.
The Aram Gallery is delighted to open the fourth in the ongoing series Prototypes and Experiments with a new batch of exhibits sourced from the studios of emerging and established designers. This time there are a significant number of objects exploring ideas in metal.
Kuntzel & Deygas have established themselves with a strong concept of innovation and many mediums of design. The duo have compiled an impressive show which features wide dimension of design with many mediums from speakers, chairs, carpets to work on canvas. Joyce Gallery in Paris is the location and will remain open until February 25th, 2010 making for a must see if in the area. Via:[SLAMXHYPE]
Joyce Gallery 168 Galerie Valois 5001 Paris France