The Month Ahead: EXPO Milano, Collective & ICFF Hit New York, and More Design World Happenings
OPENING / CLOSING
Across the U.S.:
Demisch Danant’s show “Difference and Repetition” closes on the 2nd to get ready for “Pierre Paulin: L’homme moderne,” which opens on the 12th. The show will feature the designer’s best-known works of the 1960s for Artifort, as well as several pieces that were originally designed for George Pompidou’s Presidential Apartment at the Élysée Palace in Paris.
It’s also last call for “Nathalie du Pasquier: It Is Hard to Get Excited About Growth of Less Than 3% With No Sign of Imminent Improvement” which closes on the 2nd at Chamber. Next up, opening on the 14th, is “Capsule Nº 2: ‘This Is Not a Duet,’” with works by
The Museum of Art and Design’s exhibition “Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today” just opened on the 28th of April. Don’t miss works by greats like
“Emmett Moore: IN-SPACE” is a must-see! Patrick Parrish Gallery, in conjunction with Miami’s Gallery Diet, exhibits furniture and lighting by Moore made by 3D printing open-source files—on view through the 17th.
Volume Gallery hosts their first solo show of Danish designer Anders Ruhwald’s work titled “The Charred Room.”
“Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas” opens on the 3rd at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Last month, the Bellevue Arts Museum mounted a show of more than 30 emerging designers in their region called “The New Frontier: Young Designer-Makers in the Pacific Northwest,” on view through August 16th. (via Sight Unseen)
Ceramist I Hardly Ever Thought of Flowers” has just gone on view at Gallery FUMI.
The third in a series in conjunction with the Crafts Council, What is Luxury?,” opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) last month and will be on view through September 27th.
“Identity,” a group show with works by Galerie BSL’s gallery at 23 Rue Charlot.
Lina Bo Bardi: 100 releases this week in the U.S. in honor of the
IN THE NEWS
Kickstarter’s art director Alex Proba has designed a line of rugs, available exclusively at the Cooper-Hewitt Shop (via AIGA Eye on Design).
The new Whitney Museum of American Art opens to the public this month. Read design critic Alexandra Lange’s review of the building (via Curbed).
broken its own record as “the most expensive object sold by a living designer.” It hammered for more than £2.4 Million (via Dezeen).
Collective Design opens up at Skylight Clarkson Sq on Tuesday, May 13th and runs through Sunday the 17th. Check out the preview on Artsy starting Tuesday, May 5th.
Collective is part of the citywide celebration of design NYCxDESIGN, which encompasses a range of industry events throughout the city, including ICFF, WantedDesign, Sight Unseen OFFSITE, Tribeca Night, and more.
Wright’s Scandinavian Design auction is on the 7th and Design Masterworks is on the 19th, which includes the sale of
Lovers of watches rejoice! The first sales of Phillips’s new collector category occur this month: Glamorous Day-Date on the 9th and The Geneva Watch Auction: One on the 10th.