The Best Of Salon Art + Design in New York: Part Two – Salon Art + Design happens once a year, every November, at the iconic Park Avenue Armory. Between November 8 – 12, 2018, the seventh edition of this fair produced by Sanford Smith + Associates showcased 56 galleries that represented 11 countries, including 30 international galleries that were focused in showing either historical, modern or contemporary furniture, design and art. From classic and abstract pieces to Art Nouveau, Deco, Mid-Century Modern or the latest work of emerging artists, Salon Art + Design is meant to be for every art lover. We are here to show you our favorite highlights from this year’s edition.
Galerie kreo – Paris, France / London, UK (See more here)
Founded by Clémence and Didier Krzentowski, this gallery presents us with limited-edition pieces by contemporary designers. These pieces are part of the permanent collections of the most important private collections and museums around the world. “’Hadar’ bedside & console” by François Bauchet, 2017 – 8 numbered pieces + 2 A.P + 2 Prototypes, made with wood and lacquered aluminum
J. Lohmann Gallery – New York, USA (See more here)
This North-American gallery specializes in contemporary studio works of art by either well-known or talented emerging designers.
“Sculptural Vessels II” by Lauren Naman – made with porcelain
Lost City Arts – New York, USA (See more here)
Founded in 1982 by James Elkind, this gallery is recognized as a leading source of twentieth-century design and fine arts. “Seagull chair and ottoman” by Gösta Berg and Stenerik Eriksson for Fritz Hansen, 1968
A gallery that is specialized in Scandinavian Design – furniture, glass, lightning, you name it. They collect well-known pieces but also some rare ones and emphasize the interest they have in post-war design. “Pair of armchairs, model 4488” by Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, 1931 – made with mahogany with Brazilian rosewood inlays, woven cane, and Niger leather
Nilufar Gallery – Milano, Italy (See more here)
Founded in 1979 by Nina Yashar, this gallery is an international reference point for historical design, but also for promoting and curating contemporary design projects that shift between production and contemporary art. Discovering, Crossing and Creating is the gallery’s manifesto. “Atollo low table” by Massimiliano Locatelli, 2016– Nilufar edition of 25 examples for each module and made with brass structure, brass, and pink enamel top
Twenty First Gallery – New York, USA (See more here)
This gallery represents and promotes some of the most skilled European furniture designers of contemporary art, either well-known or just emerging artists. “Cabosse” Cabinet by Maurice Marty, 2017 – Edition of 8 pieces signed and numbered + 4 A.P, made with automotive lacquer on steel and patinated bronze
Wexler Gallery – Philadelphia, USA (See more here)
Wexler Gallery combines design, fine art, decorative art and crafts into one whole place. They aim to present functional and non-functional work that consistently celebrates innovation. “Baboon Bench” by Judy McKie, 1999 – made with patinated bronze