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  1. Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration

    Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration

    Encompassing Albers' career from 1917 to 1973, this exhibition begins with four early self-portrait prints and follows to a group of boldly abstract compositions from Albers' tenure at Germany's...

    01.07.10

  2. Jonas Wood

    Jonas Wood

    This is the first one-person museum exhibition of the artist's work, which is evocative of the Modernist sculptures of David Smith or Alexander Calder. Wood's subjects are centered around family...

    01.11.10

  3. Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade

    Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade

    Adrian Wilson leads a presentation about his unique collection of handmade typefaces and trademarks last seen in use by nineteenth-century fabric merchants.

    01.13.10

  4. Sample Sale at Roche Bobois

    Sample Sale at Roche Bobois

    Floor samples, rugs and accessories will be on sale through to the end of January at three Roche Bobois locations: ...

    01.15.10

  5. Designers on Jewelry: Twelve Years of Jewelry Production

    Designers on Jewelry: Twelve Years of Jewelry Production

    The collection features more than 80 pieces that offer an imaginative, thought-provoking, often conceptual, and sometimes humorous vision of contemporary jewelry. The exhibition surveys twelve...

    01.20.10

  6. 2011 Poliform Varenna Floor Sample Sale

    2011 Poliform Varenna Floor Sample Sale

    Poliform is renovating the showroom and everything must be sold. Discounts ranging from 30%-70% off on all floor samples from the Poliform and Varenna Collections, including kitchens, closets,...

    01.22.10

  7. Jane Davis Doggett: Talking Graphics

    Jane Davis Doggett: Talking Graphics

    Jane Davis Doggett, M.F.A. 1956, is known for her career in creating graphic identities and wayfinding systems for massive public spaces, including 40 international airports. Doggett recently...

    01.25.10

  8. Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century

    Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century

    The exhibition, the first major retrospective of Bresson's work in the U.S. in more than 30 years, comprises 300 prints from 1929 to 1989, at least one fifth of them previously unknown to the...

    01.26.10

  9. Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner

    Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner

    This exhibition is the first comprehensive overview of John Lautner’s architecture. Co-curated by Los Angeles–based architect Frank Escher, who is also the Administrator of the John...

    01.30.10

  10. The Albert Frey House

    The Albert Frey House

    This 45-minute guided tour is a rare opportunity to see the 1,000-square-foot residence of the late modernist architect Albert Frey. Situated on a mountain precipice overlooking downtown Palm...

    01.31.10

  11. Classic Contemporary: Lichtenstein, Warhol and Friends

    Classic Contemporary: Lichtenstein, Warhol and Friends

    Classic Contemporary features major Pop, Minimal, and Color Field works in MCASD’s collection of American Art dating from the 1960s and 1970s.

    02.07.10

  12. Dead or Alive

    Dead or Alive

    Dead or Alive will showcase the work of over 30 international artists who transform organic materials and objects that were once produced by or part of living organisms-insects, feathers, bones,...

    02.07.10

  13. Light Beyond Vision

    Light Beyond Vision

    For the third event in a series on light, swissnex San Francisco brings Jean-Louis Scartezzini and Mirjam Münch, from the Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory at EPFL, to present their...

    02.09.10

  14. Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum

    Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum

    Since its opening in 1959, the Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Guggenheim building has served as an inspiration for invention, challenging artists and architects to react to its eccentric,...

    02.09.10

  15. Richard Serra: Drawing in Retrospect

    Richard Serra: Drawing in Retrospect

    This is the first-ever retrospective of Serra's drawings, and will feature the work of the past 25 years.

    02.10.10

  16. What Remains of a Building

    What Remains of a Building

    The exhibition focuses around questions pertaining to the built environment, with a specific focus on Los Angeles. Following the question - What remains of a building divided into equal parts and...

    02.12.10

  17. Textiles Recycled/Reimagined

    Textiles Recycled/Reimagined

    This intimate exhibition presents a dozen unique objects made either wholly or in part from reused and/or repurposed materials. Examples include a Japanese Buddhist priest’s robe composed...

    02.16.10

  18. Take Note

    Take Note

    Take Note presents selected pivotal moments in the ongoing relationship between writing and architecture....

    02.16.10

  19. Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s

    Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s

    Constructive Spirit examines the connections, both conceptual and personal, among abstract artists, suggesting parallels that cut across time, national borders, and a range of media, including ...

    02.19.10

  20. Informed by Fire: Highlights of American Ceramics

    Informed by Fire: Highlights of American Ceramics

    Varied forms, surface decoration, use of glaze for color combined with science and skill shows the full breadth of possibilities as demonstrated by this selection of ceramics from the Museum's...

    02.19.10

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