‘Art & Design sans Frontières’ at Tajan, Paris

‘Art & Design without Boundaries’ at Tajan, Paris French auction house, Tajan is currently hosting the exhibition ‘Art & Design without boundaries’ as part of their program ‘The Artist and his Supporters’ which launched in 2004. The program, created by … Continue reading

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

Q & A with Sam Pratt of Fumi Gallery

‘Blaze’ cabinet in brass and tulip wood, 2015 by Alex Hull. Edition of 8 + 2P Gallery Fumi is one of the most exciting of the London galleries specializing in contemporary design. Their booth is always one of our first stops … Continue reading

Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design at the Museum of Arts and Design, NYC

If you get a chance to see this exhibition, grab it! Laid out over two floors and showing over 100 works, it explores the important contributions of women to modernism in postwar visual culture in the 1950s and 60s. At … Continue reading

Franz West: Mobelskulpturen/Furniture Works exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, NYC

We dropped into the Gagosian Gallery on Madison to see the powerful exhibition ‘Franz West: Mobelskulpturen/Furniture Works’. West (1947-2012 Vienna) favored the viewing of art as an interactive experience – his aim was to transform galleries and public spaces into … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

 Fauteuil ’44’  (1957) by Dangles & Defrance at Galerie Pascal Cuisinier, who is showing for the first time at Design Miami/ this year. (click on the photo to link to previous post on Mid-20th century interiors)  Galerie Pascal Cuisinier, booth at Design … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

This beautiful sculptural portemanteaux designed by Felix Agostini,  straddles the worlds of Art and Design – it can as easily be described as a piece of sculpture as it can a functional piece of design. Sculpturally it has a personal and playful quality, … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

Treasure hunting in Paris on a rainy day ~~   A pair of 1960s Scandinavian teak and rosewood chairs. These exceedingly comfortable chairs carry some recognizable trademarks of midcentury Scandinavian design. The sculptural form of the arms is one and … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

With Paris Photo opening next week, we were excited to see Etienne Bertrand Weill’s  ’Métaforme’  works (1959-1982). These are photographs of  abstract creations through which he recorded the movement of mobiles based on his interpretation of musical structures. They were meant to free … Continue reading