The Salon: Art and Design Show Debuts on Park Avenue

NEW YORK—Among the best in art and design from the United States and Europe is on display at the Park Avenue Armory. The Salon: Art Modern + Design is a new show borne of a collaboration between The Syndicat National des Antiquaires and Sanford L. Smith and Associates, the producer of several American art fairs.

“Untitled,” 1963 (painted, sewn and found objects) by Yayoi Kusama at Mark Borghi Fine Art of New York.

A collector’s paradise, more than 50 dealers are showcasing an eclectic mix of design-inspired furniture and lighting, African sculpture and visual art.

The Salon runs from Nov. 8 to Nov. 12, 2012.

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The Salon unites dealers from France, greater Europe and the United States.

At Carpenters Workshop Gallery, “Lathe IX,” 2010 (bronze, silk embroidered upholstery) by Sebastian Brajkovic. In background, “Taj Mahal Table,” 2012 (patinated and polished bronze) by Studio Job.

“Enterprise 18.11.72 18:16 Uhr,” 1973 (zinc box, camera, photograph, felt) by Joseph Beuys at Vivian Horan Fine Art of New York.

Installation view of the Modernity of Stockholm booth, featuring stained pine “Zig Zag” chairs circa 1960 designed by Gerrit Rietveld for G. A. van de Groenekan of Holland.

Detail of ceramic vases and wall clock (folded Chinese newspaper and aluminum) designed by Michael Young of Hong Kong at Modernity.

At Mark Borgh Fine Art, “Untitled” work by Yayoi Kusama on pedestal. Above, “Wood and Absent Object – Red Circle,” 1996 (wood and dry pigment) by Anish Kapoor. At left, from top, “Untitled,” 1986 (chipboard, acrylic, polystyrene) by Richard Tuttle and “Untitled,” 1992 (acrylic and graphite on paper)by Robert Mangold.

“Ignoring,” 2012 (charcoal and pastel on paper) by Ian Ingram at Barry Friedman Ltd. of New York.

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