Weekly Sales & Events: December 16, 2004

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Holiday Sales (slim pickings until Jan.)

  • Klotz|Sirmon Gallery
    60% off over 400 photographs from Edward Curtis , Lewis Hine, Karl Blossfeldt and others…
    When: 11/26–12/23 (Wed.–Sat. noon–6; Sun. noon–5pm).
    Where: 511 W. 25th St., nr. Tenth Ave. (212.741.4764)
  • Terrafirma
    Handcrafted dinnerware is 40% – 70% off
    When: 12/10–12/23 (10–4:30pm).
    Where: 35-35 35th St., nr. 35th Ave., 3rd fl., Astoria, Queens (718.937.7515)
  • Michael C. Fina
    Sterling-silver tea sets ($1,500), French Limoge serving trays ($255), etc, on sale…
    When: 12/14–12/16 (9–6:30pm); 12/17 (9–5pm).
    Where: 560 Seventh Ave., at 40th St., 2nd fl. (718.747.1656)
  • Sotheby’s
    Auction of 50 pieces of furniture by the architects Charles and Henry Greene
    When: 12/17
    Where: Sotheby’s, 1334 York Avenue (212.606.7000)
  • Tribeca Cabinetry Corp.
    Throwing in a free Sub-Zero fridge or Wolf stove when you do a custom kitchen
    When: through 12/31
    Where: 1477 3rd Ave, (212.517.7020)

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  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude
    They take over Central Park in February. See this show of sketches, studies, and small wrapped objects from the collection of a German museum
    When: Through 1/2
    Where: National Academy, 1083 Fifth Ave., at 89th St. (212.369.4880)
  • A Conversation with Robert Polidori
    To celebrate the publishing of Robert Polidori’s Metropolis , the first title on the new Metropolis Books imprint, the famed photographer will hold a talk with Metropolis executive editor Martin C. Pedersen, who wrote the text for the book.
    When: Tonight, December 16
    Where: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York. (212) 358-6120. http://www.aiany.org
  • Metropolis Seeks Next Generation Designers
    “Have a big idea that you want to translate into reality? Then Metropolis ‘s Next Generation Design Prize is for you. Created to jump-start entrepreneurial design projects, the competition is open to any designer who has been working for ten years or less. Projects that reflect thinking about sustainability, universal access, and new technology are encouraged, and submissions may come from multiple disciplines, including architecture, interior design, industrial design, experience design, communication design, and urban planning. The competition’s winner will receive $10,000 and be featured in the June issue of Metropolis and on MetropolisMag.com ; ten to fifteen runners-up will also receive coverage.”
    When: DEADLINE – January 15, 2005
  • East Village USA
    The local eighties art scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Lee Quinones, Kenny Scharf, Philip Taafe, and many others, curated by Dan Cameron.
    When: Through 3/19
    Where: New Museum of Contemporary Art, temporarily located at the Chelsea Art Museum, 556 W. 22nd St., nr. 11th Ave. (212.219.1222)
  • Beatriz Milhazes
    Paintings and collages of Beatriz Milhazes pit modernist restraint against baroque excess
    When: through 12/24
    Where: Cohan , 533 W. 26th St. (212-714-9510)

  • 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
    When: through 2/27
    Where: Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum