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21 Things We Want From The Salon Art + Design

 The Haas Brothers, Extra large Elephant Skin candelabra, 2015. Bronze with blue patina, 36 × 37 in. Edition 3/3 + 2AP. Courtesy R & Company, New York


Returning with 55 exhibitors from New York, London, Paris, Milan and beyond, the fifth edition of the Salon Art + Design offers a mix of modern and contemporary art and design in a broad range of mediums at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. Perusing the aisles of the sophisticated fair—one of the few to feature both art and design—Whitehot made a list of things that we would like to take home from the fair to add to our Brooklyn loft. 

Monaco’s Gate 5 Gallery and Demisch Danant, from New York and Paris, have prime pieces of vintage design, while New York’s Vivian Horan Fine Art and Connaught Brown and Offer Waterman, both from London, have coveted works of modern art. But, there’s also an abundance of exciting new works, including the Haas Brothers’ cast bronze “Extra large Elephant Skin candelabra” at New York’s R + Company, Zaha Hadid’s “Mirror Cloud-1” at London’s David Gill Gallery, and Cody Hoyt’s ceramic “Pentagon Facet Vessel III” at New York’s  Patrick Parrish Gallery.  

Scroll through the images below and see if there is something you want to spice up your space. WM 

Sofie Lachaert & Luc d'Hanis, Lustrum Stool, 2016. Teak and Pearls, 24 2/5 × 30 3/10 × 25 3/5 in. Unique. Courtesy Gallery FUMI, London

John Wesley, Dusk, 1987. Acrylic on paper, 16 1/2 × 24 in. Courtesy Vivian Horan Fine Art, New York

Zhipeng Tan, 33 Step chair, 2016. Brass, 33 1/2 × 17 7/10 × 19 7/10 in. Courtesy Gallery ALL, Beijing and Los Angeles

Cody Hoyt, Pentagon Facet Vessel III, 2015. Ceramic, 16 × 16 × 16 in. Courtesy Patrick Parrish Gallery, New York

Gio Ponti, Stools, ca. 1950. Wood and blue velvet, 21 7/10 × 17 7/10 × 17 7/10 in. Courtesy Gate 5 Gallery, Monaco

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1964. Waterpaint on canvas, 24 × 19 7/10 in. Courtesy Mazzoleni Art, London and Torino

Mattia Bonetti, Sofa Shield, 2014. Gilded carved wood and mohair, 35 2/5 × 94 1/2 × 39 2/5 in. Edition of 12 + 2P + 2AP. Courtesy David Gill Gallery, London

Catharina van de Ven, BRT-CFM, 2016. Bronze, 8 x 4 x 15 in. 8 + 2AP + 1P. Courtesy Priveekollektie Contemporary Art & Design, Heusden and London

Pierre Guariche, Rocking armchair G1, 1953. Lacquered metal, wood and fabric, 28 7/10 × 24 2/5 × 29 1/2 in. Airborne edition. Courtesy Galerie Pascal Cuisinier, Paris

David Hockney, Celia, Paris, 1969. Ink on paper, 17 × 14 in. Courtesy Offer Waterman, London

Jules Leleu, Round Rug, ca. 1930. Wool, 80 7/10 in diameter. Courtesy Galerie Marcilhac, Paris

Maria Pergay, Cabinet, ca. 1970. Lacquered wood, chromed metal, 51 × 83 3/10 × 18 9/10 in. Courtesy Demisch Danant, New York and Paris

Sean Scully, Yellow Place, 1997. Oil on canvas, 100 × 120 × 3 in. Courtesy Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia

Max Ingrand, Mod 1657, 1958. Glass, mirrored glass, brass and painted metal chisel-cut, carved and polished crystal with silver details, 23 3/5 × 22 1/10 × 3 7/10 in. Courtesy Gate 5 Gallery, Monaco

Christo, The Umbrellas, 1987. Collage in two parts; pencil, fabric, pastel, charcoal, crayon, enamel paint and map on paper mounted on board in Plexiglas box, 38 1/5 × 30 1/2 in. Courtesy Connaught Brown, London

Harry Bertoia, Willow, ca. 1975. Steel, 52.5 x 30 x 30 in. Courtesy Moderne Gallery, Philadelphia

Zaha Hadid, Mirror Cloud-1, 2013. Mirror polished stainless steel, mounted on wood, 63 × 65 × 1 1/5 in. Courtesy David Gill Gallery, London

Jaime Hayon, Smile, 2016. Brass and glass, 60 3/5 × 49 3/5 in. Courtesy Galerie kreo, London and Paris. Photo © Julien Grémaud

Vik Muniz, Three Flags, After Jasper Johns (Pictures of Magazines 2), 2014. Chromogenic print, 40 × 60 in. Edition 17/30. Courtesy Vivian Horan Fine Art, New York

Kate Malone, Dynamic Magma Vase, 2016. Crystalline-glazed stoneware, 14 5/8 × 12 5/8 × 13 in. Unique. Courtesy Adrian Sassoon, London



Paul Laster

Paul Laster is a writer, editor, curator, artist and lecturer. He’s a contributing editor at ArtAsiaPacific and Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art and writer for Time Out New York, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Galerie Magazine, Sculpture, Art & Object, Cultured, Architectural Digest, Garage, Surface, Ocula, Observer, ArtPulse, Conceptual Fine Arts and Glasstire. He was the founding editor of Artkrush, started The Daily Beast’s art section, and was art editor of Russell Simmons’ OneWorld Magazine, as well as a curator at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, now MoMA PS1.



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