Events Calendar: 10.01.08

Events Calendar: 10.01.08

Jill Slater
Oct 1, 2008

Art & Design Events...

AT Events:

• October is Color Month!
• Our Fall Colors Contest is underway.

Spring's Opening of a matter of LIFE OR DEATH
• Urgency, decisions and choices - some dark, some light, some that offer solutions for better living.
• October 2nd, 6-8:30pm
• 126a Front St., Brooklyn, 718.222 1054

Book Signing and Slide Presentation at R 20th Century • Join Alastair Gordon, author of Spaced Out: Crash Pads, Hippie Communes, Infinity Machines, and Other Radical Environments of the Psychedelic Sixties • September 30th, 6 pm, Rsvp... • R 20th Century, 82 Franklin Street

Max Lamb at Johnson Trading Gallery
• In his first solo exhibition, Lamb explores, celebrates and animates natural materials through a distinctly process-driven approach and anchored by skilled hand-craftmanship
• October 8th through November 7th
• 490 Greenwich Street between Spring and Canal, 212.925.1110.

Pret-a-Habiter at DWR
• Get free one-on-one design advice from the Pret-a-Habiter team, using your own floor plans and sketches
• October 9th, 6-8pm, Wine and cheese will be served.
• DWR Tribeca Studio, 124 Hudson St, 212.219.2217

Modern Masters at Design Lush
• 16 artisans present their work
• October 2nd, 5-7pm
• 200 Lexington Avenue Suite 415, 212.532.5450

Junior League of New York House Tours
• Visit the home of Andre Bishop, the Artistic Director for Lincoln Center as well as many others
• October 18th, 10am-6pm
• 130 East 80th Street, between Park and Lexington Aves.

"Myth and Material" at Moroso
• An exhibition on the work of Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien
• Through October
• 146 Greene Street

Textile Design
• Designer and Japanese textile collector Elizabeth Wilson presents Asiatica's newest fall designs
• November 11th through 22nd
• AKA/Central Parkm, 42 W. 58th Street

Sticks, Stones, Bones
• Michael Reynolds, a style and design editor curates this installation culling from design from ancient times through today.
• Through November 1st
• R 20th Century Gallery, 82 Franklin Street, (bet Church & Broadway)

Tickle the Sh*tstem • Phoebe Washburn recycles found material into large, complicated installations • Through October 4th • Zach Feuer Gallery, 530 West 24th St., 212.989.7700
Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary • Exhibition features 50 contemporary artists from 17 countries who transform discarded, commonplace, or valueless manufactured and mass-produced objects into extraordinary works of art. • Through March 1st, 2009 • Museum of Art and Design, 2 Columbus Circle (New Location!)

Metropolitan Home and Showtime Networks' Showhouse
• Famous designers will transform rooms of a Gramercy Park Greek revival town house, inspired by Showtime's lineup including Dexter™, Californication, The Tudors, Weeds, The L-Word® and United States of Tara.
• Tours run September 13th through October 26th on Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm. ($25 entry fee benefits the Happy Hearts Fund charity)
• 23 Grammercy Park South, 1.323.966.4600

Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling
• Five Architecture firms have built prefab homes in the parking lot next to the MoMa. Inside, prefab projects spanning the past 180 years fill the galleries.
• Through October 20
• Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd St.; 212.708.9400

Brooklyn Flea
• Over 200 vendors of vintage furniture, clothing and antiques alongside new designs by local makers of everything from jewelry to textiles.
• Every Sunday, 10am to 5pm (rain or shine)
• Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School on Lafayette Ave. between Clermont and Vanderbilt Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn

ABC Home Launches Earth Day Campaign
• ABC Home is partnering with 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement on its Carbon Poverty Reduction Program. For every piece of goodwood furniture purchased at ABC Home, a tree will be planted in Kenya to replenish rapidly diminishing biodiversity.
• 888 Broadway, 212.473.3000

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