NY Weekly Events Calendar: 01.30.08

NY Weekly Events Calendar: 01.30.08

Jill Slater
Jan 30, 2008

Art & Design Events...

"What Is Green Architecture?"

  • Lecture by Berlin-based architect Jürgen Mayer H in conversation with Andres Lepik.
  • February 7th, 7pm, Admission is free
  • Goethe Institute, 1014 Fifth Avenue (83rd Street), 212.439.8700

The Museum of Sex opens Sex in Design / Design in Sex

  • Featuring work by Shiri Zinn, Karim Rashid, Rhett Butler of Kiki de Montparnasse, and others.
  • Exhibit opens January 31st
  • Museum of Sex, 233 5th Ave., 212.689.6337

Re-Imagining the Chair

  • Exhibition of Parsons BFA Illustration "Beyond Editorial" where students reexamined the everyday object. The design could be personal, political or fanciful, as long as it makes the viewer think about the chair "in all its chairness."
  • Through January 31st
  • Design Within Reach, Meatpacking District, NYC. 212.242.9449.

Ben Rose: Panoramas, New York, 1950's

  • Panorama studies of the New York metropolitan landscape.
  • Through February 2nd
  • Steven Kasher Gallery, 521 West 23 St. Second Floor, 212.966.3978

Shadow Lands

  • A collaboration between Tim Maslen and Jennifer Mehra on coexistence of nature and culture in an increasingly complex world.
  • Through February 2nd
  • Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, 547 West 27th Street, 212.244.4320

    Louise Bourgeois: Hours of the Day

    • Installation displaying a suite of 25 printed individual fabric diptychs—and a fabric book—in which Bourgeois juxtaposes each hour with text written by her.
    • Through February 2nd
    • Carolina Nitsch Gallery, 534 West 22nd Street, 212.645.2030

      An Evening with the Campanas

      • Conversation with the Brazilian design team who take a low-tech, artisanal approach to design, employing sustainable, readily available and often recylced materials to craft high design.
      • February 15th, 6:30pm
      • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, NYC.

      French Furniture Sculptor Ingrid Donat

      • Exhibition of Donat's richly textured, limited edition, cast bronze furniture
      • Opening Reception February 21st
      • Barry Friedman Ltd., 515 West 26th Street

      Dyson and IDSA'S 4th Annual Eye for Why Design Competition

      • Students from around the country to offer their best ideas on how to demonstrate new and alternative design solutions that simply work better
      • Entries due February 9th
      • The contest is open to students at any of the National Association of Schools of Art & Design-accredited degree programs or individual student members of IDSA.

      Bergman & Antonioni Film Posters Exhibit
      • Posteritati exhibits vintage posters from Bergman & Antonioni films
      • Through January 31st
      • 239 Centre Street, 212.226.2207
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