Events Calendar: March 9, 2005

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  • New Design Japan: Cool Ideas & Hot Products
    • Series of lectures on “The fusion of Japan’s renowned technological expertise and flourishing cultural energy.” With Karim Rashid, Paola Antonelli, Tatsuya Matsui and others…
    • Friday – Sunday, March 18-20 (admission fee)
    • Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street (212.832.1155)

  • Sacral Spaces: Modern Finnish Churches
    • 12 churches constructed after World War II during an extraordinary period in which approximately 200 churches designed by prominent architects were built in Finland.
    • Through 2/19
    • Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave., New York. (212) 879-9779
  • Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living
    • The Albers – of Bauhaus and Black Mountain College fame – collected textiles and furniture pair off with one another
    • Through 2/27
    • Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
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  • Tim Hawkinson at The Whitney
    • “One of America’s most singular and inventive sculptors,” Tim Hawkinson is remarkable. This is “the first major museum survey of this West Coast artist known for his kinetic and sound-producing sculptures”
    • February 11 – May 29
    • 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street (800.WHITNEY)
  • “in spiritus” at RKL Gallery
    • Curated by Christina Chow and featuring Eric Holtzman’s remarkable dreamscapes and Kazmira Rachfal’s colorful geometries among others…
    • March 9 – April 10 (Opening Wed, March 16 6-8pm)
    • RKL Gallery, 349 Leonard Street, Williamsburg, Bklyn
  • The Armory Show
    • The spare-no-expense art bonanza, with a gala opening to benefit MoMA’s Exhibition Fund”
    • Thursday, March 10 – 13
    • Piers 90 and 92, Twelfth Ave. at 50th St. (212.805.8800)
  • The Fourth Annual -scopeNewYork
    • “A really interesting format for an art fair, where art reps, artists and galleries take over several floors of a hotel, each using a room as their “booth”.”
    • Friday opening night party begins at 9pm ($20 admission)
    • Friday, March 11 through Monday, March 14 ($10 admission)
    • Flatotel Hotel, 135 West 52nd Street (between 6th and 7th avenues).
  • Gregory Colbert at the Nomadic Museum
    • “A don’t-miss exhibit this spring is Ashes and Snow, more than 200 literally amazing large-scale photographic works and an accompanying 35mm film that are the fruit of the artist’s 13-year personal and artistic odyssey..capturing extraordinary moments of contact between man and animal.” NYC
    • Opens to the public March 5th
    • At Pier 54 (you can’t miss it)
  • William Crump – Images
    • “Through an ironic brand of self-deprecating humor, Crump’s images remake our childish dreams into a more forgiving view of our present circumstances.  His work is an enlightened revision of a distinctly American question: how to cross the desert between our heroes and ourselves. The answer: with beauty and humor.”

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