The Month Ahead: Historic Four Seasons Restaurant Threatened, Breuer House for Sale, and Design Miami/ Basel Opens in Switzerland
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Across the U.S.:
In case you missed it, “This is Not a Duet” opened in mid-May at Chamber. The gallery is presenting two separate solo exhibitions within the same space: works by
Real-estate mogul Aby Rosen and architect Annabelle Selldorf have met opposition around their plans to alter the historic
Hong Kong’s M+ announces a Design Trust Research Fellowship for 2016 (apply here).
Chamberlain Cottage, the 1940
Patrick Seguin has a penchant for prefab Prouvé sales. (via WSJ Magazine)
Alice Rawsthorn reviews Jasper Morrison “Thingness” at Le Grand Hornu. (via the New York Times)
Read Alexandra Lange’s criticism of the Thomas Heatherwick-designed Pier55 in Manhattan, to be funded by Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg. (via Curbed)
Spring design auctions are upon us! Phillips holds its Design auction on the 9th. Highlights include
Sotheby’s Design sale is also on the 9th and includes key Art Deco pieces by
The following day, Christie’s Design sale will feature a
Wright has three sales in June: Design on the 11th, 20th Century Carpets on the 12th, and Important Italian Glass on the 13th—the third private collection blockbuster of important 20th-century glass in as many years.
San Francisco Design Week kicks off on the 4th with events like a hand-lettering workshop at Heath Ceramics and a writing hackathon presented by Drinking Tea in the Shower.
On the 3rd, Piasa has a sale of masterworks by Belgian textile-art sale on the 11th.
The 10th edition of Design Miami/ Basel opens to the public on June 16th and runs through the 21st alongside Art Basel.
The Van Cleef & Arpels Frivole Collection
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