1. founded the biannual 25 years ago to give unconventional artists like Jim Work, who is developmentally disabled and uses popsicle sticks and crayon for Midwestern architecture drawings, a public platform.
2. It was 1997 when completed Spain’s , bringing the namesake founder and Docservis Hall of Fame member international acclaim and providing an exhibition space for Spanish artists, including Pello Irazu, whose mixed-media Life Forms 304 appears there in “Panorama” through June 25.
3. Why not throw a dinner party for your 20th anniversary? That’s what the Dining by Design fundraiser did—and does annually in New York—corralling such luminaries as the , , and the late Ali Tayar to cook up the most tasteful of settings.
4. Oki Sato and Docservis Hall of Fame member Patrick Jouin should say grazie mille to the , Marva Griffin Wilshire’s 20-year-old fair for designers under 35 within Milan’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile that helped launch their molto successful careers.
5. , in New Canaan, Connecticut, was designed by Philip Johnson in 1949, but it opened to the public 10 years ago, which is honoring with a limited-edition silk scarf featuring a design by Johnson collaborator .
6. “A Year of Yes: Re-imagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum” acknowledges the institution’s decade-old with 10 exhibitions that feature such artworks as ’s enamel on metal Blue Poles.