Paris Biennale 2016 sneak peek!

Desk (c1957) in wood, parchment and bronze by Marc du Plantier. Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Paris. °°°° The 2016 Paris Biennale opens next week (10-18 September). This year there are 125 participating galleries (showing Fine and Decorative Art along with jewellery), … Continue reading

Interview with Jacques Jarrige

Fiori chandelier, 1998 Photo courtesy of Valerie Goodman Gallery ~~ Jacques Jarrige is a thinker. Reflection plays a major part in his creative process.  In his work what attracts and fascinates us is the deeply thoughtful and artistic element which … Continue reading

Artecase Update

Rare M2 and M3 ceiling lights by Joseph André Motte at Galerie Pascal Cuisinier for Art-Saint-Germain des Pres. Motte was one of the first French designers to use perspex in this specific interlocking design. Each light is made up of four … Continue reading

The World of Azzedine Alaia

The strong, clean undulating lines of Pierre Paulin’s red and purple sofas create a bright counterpoint to the dramatically dark and immaculately presented pret-a-porter pieces in Azzedine Alaïa’s new Paris shop, while simultaneously complimenting the sculptural nature of Alaïa’s work … Continue reading

Charlotte Perriand and Louis Vuitton

We are fascinated by the links between design, art and fashion and explored this creative cross-current in our recent Paris Fall Art and Design Program (http://arte-case.com/exclusive-art-and-design-events-in-paris/). During our event at Elsa Schiaparelli’s 1930s atelier in Place Vendome we viewed her … Continue reading