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Written by Jon Cronin

August 21, 2009 at 14:53

Posted in Design

French CanCan

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The artist Jean Marc Gady presents his “French CanCan” at the Gallery R’Pure.

3 East 19th Street, New York, NY

Open Monday – Thursday, 11:00am – 5:00pm and by appointment (646 572 3869).
All pieces are available at Gallery R’Pure. For information, contact : odile@galleryrpure.com.

Through May 19th.

via: France Today

Written by Jon Cronin

May 1, 2009 at 14:33

Posted in Art, Design, New York City

Ateliers Jean Prouvé at the MOMA

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With all the excitement surrounding today’s digital manufacturing technologies, it is interesting to look at an earlier historical moment of workshop mass-production, as practiced by the great French architect and designer Jean Prouvé (1901-1984). This exhibition examines Prouvé’s collaborations within his Ateliers Jean Prouvé from idea to finished product.

Ateliers Jean Prouvé
April 25, 2008–March 30, 2009

The Philip Johnson Architecture and Design Galleries, third floor

More Info: Moma

Written by Jon Cronin

January 21, 2009 at 17:33

Posted in Art, Design, New York City

Paris/New York: Design Fashion Culture 1925-1940

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Paris/New York: Design Fashion Culture 1925-1940 will explore not only architecture and design, but also film, fashion, and the performing arts. Styles from Art Deco to neo-romanticism will be examined along with the work of such legendary figures as Helena Rubinstein, Coco Chanel, Salvador Dali­­, and Josephine Baker, and lesser-known figures such as costume and set designer Pavel Tchelitchew. The exhibition and its accompanying publication (Monacelli Press, forthcoming in September 08 ) will bring together never-before-exhibited drawings, furnishings, decorative objects, costumes, photographs, posters, and films.

When: Daily through February 22nd, 2009
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Museum of the City of New York · 1220 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY 10029 ·
Admission: Adults; $9- Seniors, students; $5- Children 12 and under/members/sundays; free
Phone Number: 212.534.1672

More Info: Museum of the City of New York

Written by Jon Cronin

January 21, 2009 at 17:25

Posted in Art, Design, New York City