NY Events Calendar: 05.28.08

NY Events Calendar: 05.28.08

Jill Slater
May 28, 2008

Art & Design Events...

AT Events:

• May is Spring Cleaning Month
• June is Outdoors/Gardening Month at Apartment Therapy
Urban Gardening: Problems and Solutions! Keep your Calendars Clear for AT Offline on June 5th.

Wilkhahn New York Showroom Opening
• To celebrate Wilkhahn's First flagship showroom in North America.
• June 5th, 6pm
• Wilkhahn NY Showroom, 601 West 26th Street, 10th floor, 212.229.9455

New Works by Ingo Maurer
• Ingo Maurer introduces 16 new products, such as the "AlizzCooper" snake lamp
• Through June 5th
• Ingo Maurer, 89 Grand Street, SoHo

Manufactured Surfaces
• Design work from three studios engaged in material research. Exhibition chronicles materials in new strategies of design, sustainability, and their relationship to contemporary manufacturing methodologies.
• Through May 30th
• Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NYC.

Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair (SOFA)
• More than 60 leading international galleries offer ceramics, glass, metal, wood, and fiber by major artists
• May 28th through June 1st
• Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue and 67th Street

The Ceramic Artistry of Kai Tsujimura
• Highlight includes the exhibition of large Iga-ware vessels.
• Through June 7th
• Ippodo Gallery, 521 W. 26th Street, 212.967.4899

Affordable Art Fair NYC
• Over 75 international galleries from 12 countries. 75 % of artwork ranges from $100-$5,000, with a $10,000 roof for the remaining art.
• June 12th through June 15th
• Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion, 135 West 18th Street

New Work By Wendell Castle
• Exhibit of new works in fiberglass
• Through June 21st
• Barry Friedman, 515 West 26th Street. 212.239.8600

The Art of Moroccan Textiles
• Through June 21st
• Cavin-Morris Gallery, 210 11th Ave., Suite 201 (bet. 24th and 25th Sts), 212.226.3768

"Local River" by Mathieu Lehanneur
• Local River anticipates the growing influence the 'locavore' movement by proposing a home storage unit for live freshwater fish combined with a mini vegetable patch.
• Through June 21st
• Artists Space, 38 Greene Street, 3rd Floor, 212. 226.3970

Brooklyn Flea
• Over 200 vendors of vintage furniture, clothing and antiques alongside new designs by local makers of everything from jewelry to textiles.
• Every Sunday, 10am to 5pm (rain or shine)
• Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School on Lafayette Ave. between Clermont and Vanderbilt Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn

ABC Home Launches Earth Day Campaign
• ABC Home is partnering with 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement on its Carbon Poverty Reduction Program. For every piece of goodwood furniture purchased at ABC Home, a tree will be planted in Kenya to replenish rapidly diminishing biodiversity.
• 888 Broadway, 212.473.3000

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