Archive for July, 2009

At a Park, a Cornucopia of Crafts

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

New York Times
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By LINDA LEE
Published: June 24, 2009

It may be the grand prix of crafts fairs: a highly curated tent show this weekend in Long Island City, at the Socrates Sculpture Park, with artisans chosen by the Noguchi Museum,

R 20th Century and American Craft magazine. Among the items on display will be Circle A Cycles artisanal bicycle frames (which can circle around $1,500), from Providence, R.I.; embellished knit textiles by Elyse Allen, also from Providence; furniture from Atlas Industries and Palo Samko, both in Brooklyn; tableware from Teroforma of Norwalk, Conn.; and porcelain from Sanam Emami, of Fort Collins, Colo., that includes tulip vases (starting at 11 inches high, for $500), left, and stoneware pitchers.

Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, Queens; information: (718) 956-1819, extension 12, or socratessculpturepark.org.

 

R 20th Century and American Craft magazine. Among the items on display will be Circle A Cycles artisanal bicycle frames (which can circle around $1,500), from Providence, R.I.; embellished knit textiles by Elyse Allen, also from Providence; furniture from Atlas Industries and Palo Samko, both in Brooklyn; tableware from Teroforma of Norwalk, Conn.; and porcelain from Sanam Emami, of Fort Collins, Colo., that includes tulip vases (starting at 11 inches high, for $500), left, and stoneware pitchers.

Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, Queens; information: (718) 956-1819, extension 12, or socratessculpturepark.org.