A pair of ottomans from Maison Gerard, which will be featured at the Salon Art + Design.
Photo: Courtesy of Maison Gerard

Editors’ Picks: 4 Great Art and Design Events This Week

From the Salon Art + Design to the MAD Ball, here are the events not to miss

Here is Galerie‘s curated list of the best events in and around New York for the week of November 5.

The MAD Ball 2017. Photo: Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design

1. MAD Ball
Cipriani 42nd Street

Art critic Jerry Saltz lends his moxie to the Museum of Arts and Design as emcee of this year’s MAD Ball awards show and ball, announcing the much-anticipated winner of the inaugural $50,000 Burke Prize. The dress code? “Glimmer and glamour attire.”

Where: Cipriani 42nd Street

When: Tuesday, November 6

2. The Salon Art + Design
Park Avenue Armory

Fifty-six galleries from around the globe will flock to New York for this leading art and design fair, whose scope includes antiquities as well as contemporary furnishings, lighting, glass, ceramics, and artwork.

Where: Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue

When: November 8–12

Alexander Calder, Red Maze III, 1954. Sheet metal, wire, and paint. Photo: © 2018 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

3. Calder/Kelly
Lévy Gorvy

This is the first major exhibition to explore the friendship and shared aesthetic of Alexander Calder and Ellsworth Kelly. The exhibition will be staged on all three floors and will include letters and other memorabilia illuminating the details of the artists’ relationship.

Where: Lévy Gorvy, 909 Madison Avenue

When: November 9–January 9

Installation view of the Jannis Kounellis exhibition at Gavin Brown. Photo: Courtesy Gavin Brown.

4. Jannis Kounellis
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

Many will remember that Gavin Brown previously re-created a piece by Kounellis in 2014 for a show that included 12 live horses tethered to the gallery walls. The first substantial exhibition dedicated to the artist since his death last year will feature an entire three floors of Kounellis’s work staged in a former brewery in Harlem.

Where: Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, 439 West 127th Street

When: November 4 — December 21

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