The Month Ahead: Design Miami/ Hits South Beach, Auctions Descend on New York

Our Month Ahead series rounds up noteworthy shows, news, and other happenings in the design and architecture communities.

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Opening / Closing


ACROSS THE U.S.


New York

Don’t miss Magen H Gallery’s “Art et Industrie” exhibition celebrating New York’s very own postmodern movement, which closes on the 4th.



On the 10th Maison Gerard opens guest-curator James Hedges’ exhibition “Two Days in the Life of Andy…,” featuring rare photographs of Andy Warhol taken by Robert Levin in 1981.



  • Installation view of “Man, Rock, Drill” at Johnson Trading Gallery. Courtesy of the gallery.

    Installation view of “Man, Rock, Drill” at Johnson Trading Gallery. Courtesy of the gallery.

You have until the 15th to catch “Man, Rock, Drill” at Johnson Trading Gallery, Max Lamb’s show of all new marble works—chairs, tables, lights—created over the course of a month at a quarry in Vermont.


Patrick Parrish Gallery closes an exhibition of vessels, sculpture, and lighting by Doug Johnston, “what it is” on the 23rd.



From Pearls to Plastic,” the Newark Museum’s exhibition showcasing the institution’s comprehensive jewelry collection, closes on January 1st.




FARTHER AFIELD


London

  • Installation view of “Guy Yanai featuring furniture by Rafe Mullarkey” at Rod Barton. Courtesy of the gallery.

    Installation view of “Guy Yanai featuring furniture by Rafe Mullarkey” at Rod Barton. Courtesy of the gallery.

At Rod Barton, check out a show that brings together art and design: “Guy Yanai featuring furniture by Rafe Mullarkey,” closing on the 12th.


  • Installation view of “Petites Machines d’Architecture” at Galerie Patrick Seguin. Courtesy of the gallery.

    Installation view of “Petites Machines d’Architecture” at Galerie Patrick Seguin. Courtesy of the gallery.

At Galerie Patrick Seguin’s new London outpost, check out their inaugural show “Petites Machines d’Architecture” before it comes down on the 19th.



Paris

At Galerie Diane de Polignac you have until the 20th to see new work by Gildas Berthelot, featuring her signature rococo curves.



The 31st is the last day to catch “Architectural and Minimalist: French Design from the 1950s” at Galerie Pascal Cuisinier.



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Auctions


December is chockablock with design auctions. First up is Chicago’s Wright, which will sell Important Italian Glass From Selected Private Collections on the 8th, followed by Design on the 10th. Next up is Phillips, who will host Design and Design Masters on the 15th. Sotheby’s brings Important Design on the 16th and finally Christie’s hits us with a record 4 sales over the 17th and 18th: Design Masterworks, Masterworks of 20th Century Design: An Important Private New York Collection, An Important Collection of Art Deco Masterpieces, and Design.




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Events


Miami

Design Miami/, the global forum for design, opens up on the 2nd, but if you’re not headed to South Beach, never fear! The online preview is already online.



—Alex Gilbert


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