16 janvier 2017

Driscoll Babcock Galleries opens exhibition of works by Warren MacKenzie

NEW YORK, NY.- Driscoll Babcock Galleries presents Warren MacKenzie: A Master’s Hand. At age 93, and revered around the world, Warren MacKenzie is perhaps America’s most-collected 20th century ceramic artist. Throughout the past 65 years MacKenzie has been America’s greatest exponent of the art of the studio potter. His work has earned iconic stature through its quiet and sustained power manifest in the subtle innovations of shape, surface, and form of his articulate hands.  MacKenzie’s work is venerable. His choice,... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2017

Aki Katayama at Cavin-Morris Gallery

Aki Katayama, Guinomi, 2012. Ceramic 2.05 x 2.83 x 2.99 inches / 5.2 x 7.2 x 7.6 cm / AKi 5. Photo courtesy Cavin-Morris Gallery Aki Katayama, Vase, 2012. Ceramic, 5.91 x 4.96 x 5.91 inches / 15 x 12.6 x 15 cm / AKi 3. Photo courtesy Cavin-Morris Gallery  Aki Katayama, Vase, 2012. Ceramic, 7.17 x 4.96 x 5.91 inches / 18.2 x 12.6 x 15 cm / AKi 4. Photo courtesy Cavin-Morris Gallery Aki Katayama, Chawan, 2012. Ceramic, 3.19 x 4.25 x 4.49 inches / 8.1 x 10.8 x 11.4 cm / AKi 7. Photo courtesy Cavin-Morris Gallery ... [Lire la suite]
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03 janvier 2017

Densan: l’artisanat traditionnel du Japon à Maison Wa

Hisanori Masuda, Bouilloire, 2016. Fonte et bois de noyer. Courtesy Maison Wa. PARIS - L’exposition « Densan : l’artisanat traditionnel du Japon » illustre parfaitement la volonté affirmée de présenter « l’artisanat japonais à travers son histoire, son raffinement et son originalité, mêlant esthétisme et fonctionnalité », et faire découvrir la permanence d’une tradition artisanale d’excellence adaptée au mode de vie contemporain. Un lieu entièrement dédié à la culture du japonaise Ouverte par Yoshiaki Shiokawa en... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2016

Exhibition brings together historic and contemporary silver masterpieces

Charles Frederick Kandler, cup and cover (detail), 1736-7 © The Holburne Museum / Tony Gilbert Photography BATH.- The Holburne Museum presents Silver: Light and Shade, an exhibition that brings together historic and contemporary silver masterpieces to investigate the texture, form and colour of this precious metal. The exhibition, the third and final major presentation in the Holburne’s centenary programme, shows an extraordinary selection of objects on loan from UK museums and private collections which are displayed... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2016

State Hermitage Museum presents an exhibition of works by Mariano Fortuny

Mariano Fortuny. Portrait & Textiles SAINT PETERSBURG.- For the first time in Russia the State Hermitage Museum presents the exhibition of Mariano Fortuny - the great designer of the 20th century, celebrated by his contemporaries as “The Magician of Venice.” Though his heritage has never been exhibited in Russia, the name of Fortuny is widely known here due to two generations of this family.  Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871, Granada - 1949, Venice) - artist, designer, engineer and photographer,... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2016

Major exhibition devoted to the work of Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne opens

François-Xavier Lalanne (1927 - 2008), Babouin, 1984. Cast iron, 139 x 80 x 70 cm; (54 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.). Edition of 8 + 4 AP. Courtesy of Ben Brown Fine Arts. LONDON.- This autumn Ben Brown Fine Arts presents Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, a major exhibition devoted to the wonderful and whimsical work of French artists Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne. Choreographed by interior designer Manfredi della Gherardesca, the exhibition brings together almost 30 works by both artists,... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2016

The Jewish Museum opens first U.S. exhibition devoted to visionary designer and architect Pierre Chareau

Pierre Chareau Portrait, 1925. Photo © Centre Pompidou  NEW YORK, NY.- The Jewish Museum is presenting the first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) from November 4, 2016 through March 26, 2017. Showcasing rare furniture, lighting fixtures, and interiors, as well as designs for the extraordinary Maison de Verre, the glass house completed in Paris in 1932, Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design brings together over 180 rarely-seen works from major public and... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2016

Ann Linnemann and six new Danish talents exhibit at Lacoste Gallery in Concord

Ann Linnemann, Forest Forms #11, View 1, 9/23/2016, 5.5 x 6 in. Porcelain. CONCORD, MASS.- Lacoste Gallery is presenting Danish Contemporary, September 17 – October 10, 2016, featuring Ann Linnemann and six new Danish ceramic talents: Charlotte Thorup, Heidi Hentze, Mikael Jackson, Kirsten Høholt, Marianne Nielsen and Theis Lorentzen. Ann Linnemann, a highly respected Danish ceramic artist and gallerist (Ann Linnemann Gallery, Copenhagen) brings together for the first time in Concord MA, an exhibition... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2016

Debut exhibition in the US of ceramic works by Yuki Hayama on view in New York

Yuki Hayama, Bowl with Fish and Aquatic Plants Motif, 2016. H5 3/4 W11 1/4 in - H14.6 W28.5 cm © 2013 ippodo Gallery NEW YORK, NY.- Ippodo Gallery is presenting Beauty of Life¸ the debut exhibition in the US of ceramic works by Yuki Hayama. Hayama’s ceramics are exceptional, characterized by careful patterns, with meticulous attention to detail acting as a meditative aim for a better world. He personifies the forces of nature - water, flowers, trees, animals, sky, earth - across 20 works. All are... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2016

Phillips' Autumn auctions of design led by Nordic masters

Left: Axel Salto 'Sommervase', 1957; Right: Axel Salto Unique and important 'Den Italienske Skaal' large bowl, 1931-'32. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips’ Autumn auctions of Design will be highlighted by an evening sale dedicated to Nordic Masters. Presenting 55 exceptional pieces from the early 20th Century to the present day, the sale is highlighted by two rare works by Axel Johann Salto (1889-1961), which will be offered at auction for the first time and come directly from the family of... [Lire la suite]