DATE 10/31/2021

Get into the Spirit — Halloween Inspiration, 2021!

DATE 10/30/2021

Peter Fetterman Gallery presents Roger A. Deakins signing 'Byways'

DATE 10/28/2021

Rizzoli Bookstore presents David Godlis in conversation with Lucy Sante for the launch of 'Godlis: Miami'

DATE 10/23/2021

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DATE 10/23/2021

Fantasy and Fairy Tales in 'Kay Nielsen: An Enchanted Vision'

DATE 10/21/2021

Soviet chic! 'Aeroflot: Fly Soviet' releases this week

DATE 10/19/2021

‘Metallica: The Black Album in Black & White’ releases worldwide!

DATE 10/16/2021

The first substantial monograph on rising painter Christina Quarles

DATE 10/14/2021

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DATE 10/14/2021

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DATE 10/12/2021

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DATE 10/11/2021

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DATE 9/30/2021

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ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design

The smartest, tightest new pop up bookstore in New York,
ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE debuts Tuesday, September 16th from 6pm to 8pm during the opening of Fin de Siècle, architect Andreas Angelidakis' brilliant curatorial homage to Ionesco's The Chairs.

ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design
ABOVE: Tube-Framed Chair (1927) is reproduced from Rietveld's Universe.

The inaugural exhibition of the Swiss Institute's Annual Design Series, Fin de Siècle features iconic twentieth century chairs by Marcel Breuer, Alessandro Mendini, Charlotte Perriand, Gaetano Pesce and Lawrence Weiner, among many others. Accordingly, ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE presents the most refined and tightly curated selection of books on chairs and Modern and contemporary furniture design in the city.

ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design
ABOVE: Chair_One (2002) is reproduced from Konstantin Grcic: Panorama.

If you are a designer, architect or design collector, you'll want pretty much everything in our deliberately focused pop up store, open during select public event and shopping hours throughout the duration of the show (scroll down for listings). Current favorites include 100 Masterpieces of Design, published by the Centre Pompidou; Edition Galerie Jacques Lacoste and Galerie Patrick Seguin's deluxe two-volume boxed monograph on Jean Royère; JRP|Ringier monographs on Martin Szekely and Pierre Charpin; Moderne Kunst Nurnberg's playful monograph on the provocative Italian designer and architect Alessandro Mendini; and Hatje Cantz's stunning new book on Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair.

ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design
ABOVE: Sedia Spaziale chair (1978) is reproduced from Alessandro Mendini.

When Fin de Siècle comes down, a new bookstore will go up, curated to the next show. So be sure to visit before November 23 to immerse yourself in design. Other great finds include Deste's 1968: Radical Italian Furniture, featuring photographs by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, and A System of Objects: The Dakis Joannou Collection Reloaded, edited by Angelidakis and Maria Cristina Didero, as well as nai010's Rietveld's Universe and Furniture Collection: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Vitra's The Furniture of Charles & Ray Eames and Konstantin Grcic: Panorama, and Damiani's Maria Pergay: Complete Works 1957-2010.

ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design
ABOVE: Slice couch (1998) is reproduced from Pierre Charpin.

Plus, you'll find treasures like Copy by Kueng Caputo; Furniture by Architects by Driss Faith; Le Corbusier. Furniture and Interiors 1905-1965; Peter Zumthor: Buildings and Projects 1985-2013; Nature Design: From Inspiration to Innovation, published by Lars Muller; Sourcebook of Scandinavian Furniture: Designs for the 21st Century by Judith Gura; Phaidon's The Furniture of Carlo Mollino; classic Rizzoli books on Knoll, Matali Crasset and Giampiero Bosoni; The Art of Things: Product Design Since 1945 by Dominique Forest and Industrial Chic: 50 Icons of Furniture and Lighting Design by Brigitte Durieux. And yet, this is just a fraction of our list.

Scroll down to view upcoming events and scheduled hours of operation for the next few weeks, to be updated regularly as more events are confirmed!

ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design
ABOVE: The Bubble (1970) is reproduced from Maria Pergay: Complete Works 1957-2010.

ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Opening Days and Programming, September & October 2014

Tuesday, September 16th: 6pm to 8pm | Opening of Annual Design Series: Fin de Siècle.

Friday, September 19th: 6:30pm | Talk with Fin de Siècle curator Andreas Angelidakis and Beatrice Galilee, Associate Curator of Architecture and Design at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Tuesday, September 23rd: 7pm | Panel: "Everything That is Solid Melts Into AIRBNB" with Alessandro Bava, Andrea Branzi, Racheal Yi and Aaron Taylor Harvey of AIRBNB.

Wednesday, September 24th: 6pm | Conversation and Book Launch for Paul Chan: The New New Testament and Selected Writings 2000-2014. Chan will appear in conversation with Simon Castets.

Monday, September 29: 6:30pm | Documentation and Surveillance: Christof Nüssli and Christoph Oeschger present their artist book combining photographs by photographer and activist Miklós Klaus Rózsa and surveillance documents on the artist compiled by Swiss homeland security. Nüssli and Oeschger will introduce the historical and political context, show film clippings from the youth movement and talk about their work process and its outcome.

Wednesday, October 1: 7pm | Conversation | Artist Amie Siegel and Nicholas Cullinan, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will discuss Siegel’s three-part installation Provenance , currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Saturday, October 11: 4:30pm | Reading and Conversation, The Alp Author Arno Camenisch with Susan Bernofsky, Director of Literary Translation at Columbia University.

ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design
ABOVE: Ox Chair (1950) is reproduced from Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair.

To sign up for our ongoing event schedule or to schedule an appointment, contact us at
ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design
ARTBOOK @ SWISS INSTITUTE Presents the World's Best Books on Contemporary Chair Design

Jean Royère

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