Portrait of Tung Chiang and works on view in “Throwing Light.” Photos by Mariko Reed.
On November 6th, the Boiler Room at Heath Ceramics will open their next show featuring the work of Heath Clay Studio director Tung Chiang. “Design Series 3: Throwing Light” is part of the gallery’s annual exploration of a single object type; while the first two iterations involved studies of the candleholder and the vase, this year the focus is on lighting.
Left: Living space to foyer of the Bachman-Wilson House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1954. Courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas; photos by Nancy Nolan Photography. Right: Dining area of the Bachman-Wilson House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1954. Courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas; photos by Nancy Nolan Photography.
Opening November 5th at Magen H Gallery, Art et Industrie explores the eponymous New York-based, postmodern movement that rocked the downtown art and design scene in the 1970s. The opening will also be occasion to celebrate the book launch of the associated catalogue, featuring the words of the movement’s patron saint Rick Kaufmann.
shows his computer-generated, abstracted portraits in the solo exhibition “Meretricious,” on now until November 11th. Use a critical eye and see if you can spot the faces of some of the most renowned art critics of the 20th century in Pardo’s surreal furnishings.
Design Museum London’s next exhibition, celebrating the design innovation behind cycling opens November 18th, entitled “Cycle Revolution: Extraordinary bicycles and the people who ride them.”
On November 15th, the exhibition “Treasures of Sand and Fire, Glass and Crystal” at Les Arts Décoratifs, 14th- 21st Century, showcasing pieces of the museum’s permanent collection, closes at Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
’s new work in “STONED” uses the rose-colored rock to experiment with both new sources of inspiration and new material practices for design. Paulsen’s work can be seen at Etage Projects until November 28th.
All paddles are raised for design this November! Paddle8 hosts a benefit auction in support of the Museum of Arts and Design, with bids closing on November 2nd. November 3rd is a day full of design at Christie’s, with both a design and a historical design sale. The following day, Sotheby’s London will have their dedicated design sale with historic highlights from the likes of
. Finally, Wright hosts their Scandinavian Design auction November 5th with the Design Masterworks auction following on November 19th.
The Salon Art + Design, held annually at the Park Avenue Armory, running from November 12th to the 16th, brings together international galleries showcasing a variety of art and design, both historical and contemporary. Artsy will also be hosting designer- and architect-led tours of the fair.
Starting November 12th, the Yale Art Gallery will host a two-day symposium entitled “Ceramic Presence: Conversations on Making, Looking and the Museum,” discussing the broader context for ceramics in the late 20th century.