Oct 14 -19, 2014Curated by author, journalist, and cultural critic Greil Marcus, the Festival Albertine will take place from October 14th through 19th as part of the opening celebrations for the Albertine bookshop, providing a preview of the special events and cross-cultural programming that will take place at the venue year-round.
eventsSean Kelly announces Soleil Double, an exhibition of new work by Laurent Grasso. This will be the artist’s first solo show in New York since his critically acclaimed SoundFossil of 2010 and his first solo exhibition in the gallery’s new space.
Sept 13 - Oct 18, 2014
Sean Kelly Gallery
eventsSwiss Institute announces the inaugural edition of its Annual Design Series, an exhibition curated by renowned Greek-Norwegian architect Andreas Angelidakis entitled Fin de Siècle. A curatorial homage to Eugène Ionesco’s 1952 absurdist play “The Chairs,” the exhibition will include an eclectic array of late 20th century design pieces sourced from museum and private collections.
Sep 17 - Nov 23, 2014
eventsThis exhibition, drawn almost exclusively from The Museum of Modern Art’s stellar collection of posters, lithographs, printed ephemera, and illustrated books, is the first MoMA exhibition in 30 years dedicated solely to Toulouse-Lautrec, and features over 100 examples of the best-known works created during the apex of his career.
July 26, 2014–March 22, 2015
eventsNahmad Contemporary presents Vanilla, a solo exhibition of work by French artist, Guillaume Bruère, curated by de Pury de Pury, the husband-and-wife team of Simon and Michaela de Pury. This is the artist’s debut presentation in New York City.
Septembre 4 - October 1, 2014
Interview with Karl Buchberg, Senior Conservator, and Jodi Hauptman, Senior Curator, with Samantha Friedman, Assistant Curator, on "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" an upcoming exhibition opening at the MoMA October 12 2014.
eventsIn the early part of the 20th century, when Coco Chanel issued the now-famous dictum “Fashion must come up from the streets,” the only sidewalks that mattered were located in the chic arrondissements of Paris or in the seaside resort towns of Deauville or Nice. Today, the streets that count constitute a worldwide network—from Shanghai to Stockholm, Berlin to Beirut. What is the place of French fashion in this global system?
October 16, 2014 | 7 PM
Albertine Books in French & English