Haute Design: Upcoming Art & Design Events
10/16/13 – 10/20/13 – New York, NY
Architecture & Design Film Festival
“This fall, Tribeca Cinemas hosts the Architecture & Design Film Festival. This four day event features 25 films that take viewers around the world – from Denmark, Finland, Spain, Switzerland, England, Mexico and Argentina to Brooklyn, Cape Cod and rural North Carolina – to explore universal topics of scale, population, urban planning, architecture and the creative process. It also offers intimate looks at the works of such luminaries as Soleri, Ando,Gropius, Neutra, Barragán and Gaudí. Many of the films also explore the cross-section between art and architecture.
Highlights include: The Human Scale based on the work of the revolutionary city planner Jan Gehl; a short by YAK FILMS featuring dance performances in construction sites around NYC; and Bending Sticks, a film on Patrick Dougherty who creates unforgettable sculptures from found sticks.”
10/16/13 – New York, NY
American Made Talks & Workshops
“Makers, doers, and creative entrepreneurs from across the country gather in New York City for the second annualAmerican Made Event. Martha has planned the ultimate day of networking sessions and panels for crafters, makers, and small-business owners alike. Over the course of the day, guests can learn from Martha and interact with celebrities, innovators, and creative entrepreneurs including: Jessica Alba, actress, author, and co-founder of The Honest Company; J.J. Ramberg, author and host of MSNBC‘s Your Business; Bobbi Brown, founder and CEO of Bobbi Brown cosmetics and many more.”
10/23/13-10/27/13 SF, California
San Francisco Fall 2013 Antiques Show
“The SFFAS is a vetted show that presents some sixty international specialists in a range of high-end art and antiques collecting areas. San Francisco resident and Bay Area native, Kitty Margolis will serve as Honorary Chair with an elite band of committee members, led by Co-Chairs Michele Goss and Adrianna Pope Sullivan. This year’s focus ties in with 80th Anniversary of the end of Prohibition, and the transforming design movement that went with that era.
The SFFAS launches with a Preview Gala on Wednesday, October 23rd, as always, with 100% of proceeds going to Enterprise for High School Students, a non-profit that engages and empowers Bay Area high school students to develop skills for their future through job readiness training, employment, and career exploration.
On Thursday, October 24, the show opens for its four day run. Guests will be welcomed by a captivating installation, designed by renowned San Francisco-based architect Andrew Skurman along with decorative painter Willem Racke. Guests will be invited to discover the jazz age and the broad influence it still has today. The loan exhibition, curated by Maria Santangelo and Holland Lynch will display art deco items that show the inspiration the movement had across many genres.”
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Info courtesy of Editor at Large