Sara Isaksson From at Kiosk
Swedish ceramicist Sara Isaksson From, whose work will be on display at Kiosk through April 11, will be on hand to discuss her work.
Need help planning out your window boxes, planters or roof top gardens? Toni Ann Flanigan from Philadelphia Gardens, Inc will be at the Philadelphia DWR Studio to do a presentation on container gardening. She will focus on drought and shade tolerant varietals, soil recommendations and artistic arranging of plants. Annuals, perennials and vines will be shown and discussed. Stop by with your urban gardening questions.
Aiko Cuneo, daughter of Ruth Asawa, who received her BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY will give an intimate mulitmedia presentation on her mother's work. Held in conjunction with the exhibition Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space opening at the Museum Saturday, September 19, 2009 and on view through Sunday, February 7, 2010.
The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) is hosting its 54th annual conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 7-10, 2010. Seminars will be held on a variety of topics such as the ADA Update on State and Federal Requirements from United Spinal Association, Green Building Law, Sustainable Design, and Legal Issues. Other conference events include tours of Philadelphia's most significant architectural projects and an awards dinner honoring the work of Denise Scott-Brown, Robert Venturi, and Louis Kahn.
Richard Rothman will present work from his acclaimed new monograph, Redwood Saw, and discuss the challenges and surprises that he encountered along the way. A body of work made over a five-year period, Redwood Saw is a photographic narrative comprising landscapes, seascapes, portraits, and nudes shot in and around the small coastal town of Crescent City, California, the Pacific Ocean, and the northernmost reaches of old-growth redwood forest which border the town. He will also talk about his earlier urban work, made in New York City and the surrounding suburbs, and his lifelong obsession with making pictures.
Rothman is a New York photographer whose work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the International Center of Photography, New York; the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris; the Brooklyn Museum; JGS - Joy of Giving Something; and the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
Alessi, the renowned kitchen and housewares company, will be running a Holiday Promotion through the month of December. From December 1st to December 31st receive a $20 coupon for every $100 spent at Alessi. Use the coupon between January 1st and January 31st, 2012, towards purchases at the NYC and San Francisco store locations. Coupons cannot be used with any other promotion, and cannot be exchanged for cash. Offer void after January 31st, 2012.
Denver-based filmmaker Amie Knox of A bar K Productions shot the documentary on location in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis and New York. The half-hour film explores Jongerius’ design process through interviews with the designer and her assistants, the manufacturers of her designs and the curators and retailers who admire her work. This seminal designer and her influence are discussed by leading figures in international design, including Paola Antonelli (The Museum of Modern Art, New York), R. Craig Miller (Indianapolis Museum of Art) and New York design retailer Murray Moss. Manufacturers of her designs are also featured, including Rolf Fehlbaum (Vitra), Michael Maharam (Maharam), and Jan Tichelaar (Royal Tichelaar, Makkum).
Jongerius and filmmaker Arnie Knox will be onhand after the screening for a Q&A.
Video artist Zhang Peili will discuss the history and future of video in China and will preview examples of his recent work. This panel discussion with feature Peili and Jane Farver, Director, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Karin Oen, MIT Ph.D Student, and Pieranna Cavalchini, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Gardner Museum.
George Smith with provide light refreshments through out the two day event.
Auction Item: $500 Gift Certificate
George Smith will donate a Five Hundred Dollar Gift Certificate towards any purchase of $1000 or more in this showroom