NY Weekly Events Calendar: 01.16.08

NY Weekly Events Calendar: 01.16.08

Jill Slater
Jan 16, 2008

Art & Design Events... 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
Piranesi as Designer
  • See Piranesi's full range and influence as a designer of architecture, elaborate interiors and exquisite furnishings from 18th Century through the present
  • Through January 20th
  • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2 East 91st St., 212.849.8400

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.

January Upholstery Event: Maharam Territory

  • Maharam representative visits studio to display rarely seen archival fabrics from great design collaborations.
  • January 23rd, 7-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
  • DWR West 14th St., 408 West 14th St. (bet 9th and 10th), 212.242.9449

Winter Antiques Show
  • More than 75 exhibitors displaying furniture, paintings, books, silver, garden ornaments, medieval manuscripts, arms and armor, jewelry, clocks, textiles, and more, with proceeds benefiting East Side House Settlement.
  • January 18th through 27th, The opening night party will be held on January 17th
  • The Park Avenue Armory (7th Regiment Armory), 643 Park Ave. between 66th & 67th Sts.

Antiques at the Armory

  • More than one hundred exhibitors displaying and selling folk art, period furniture, architectural artifacts, pottery, glass, ceramics, hooked rugs, flatware, mirrors, weathervanes, and more.
  • January 18th through 20th
  • 69th Regiment Armory, Lexington Ave. at 26th St. A free shuttle service will move antiques lovers between the two armories.

Shigeru Ban Lecture

  • Based on elements derived from traditional Japanese architecture, Shigeru Ban's designs are ecologically sensitive--from temporary paper structures to permanent urban structures.
  • January 22nd (Reservations begin January 2nd)
  • The Great Hall, The Cooper Union, Cooper Square, 212.353.4100

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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