After 15 years spent on rue de Lille within the Carré Rive Gauche in Paris, the Arcanes Gallery has given itself a brand new lease of life and is shifting to rue Bonaparte, within the dynamic district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
The administrators of the Arcanes Gallery, Anne Deconinck and Geoffrey Renaud are nice fanatics however above all incurable discount hunters. On the power of their 30 years of expertise, they are going to proceed to current every thing they think about lovely, attention-grabbing, historic, uncommon, spectacular, humorous, shifting, anecdotal, iconic, comfy and even elegant… In brief, every thing that makes vibrate on this immense breeding floor for twentieth century ornamental arts French and European. If the furnishings, lighting fixtures and ceramics from the Nineteen Thirties to Nineteen Seventies are the topic of their foremost exercise additionally they spotlight personalities reminiscent of Ruhlmann, Printz, Adnet, Quinet, Dominique, Perriand, Prouvé, Sognot, Chauvet, Doucin, Thevenin, Zimbacca…
Through the years, the discoveries and encounters via the documentation and testimonies of designers, sculptors and ceramists have certainly pushed their curiosity into the intimacy of the workshops of their up to date artists. Past a privileged collaboration for 15 years with Valerie Hermans and Jean Girel, illustrious French ceramists, the Arcanes Gallery has been exhibiting for just a few years different creators (ceramists, illustrators, photographers, “luminographers”…) whose revolutionary spirit corresponds to his universe and completely matches his urge for food for intelligence. from the hand. Thus the mysteries of the gallery, permit the ornamental currents to harmonize and to be highlighted for our best happiness…
This season, the gallery hosted a new everlasting artist : Gustavo Perez. Born in Mexico in 1950, he started his apprenticeship in ceramics on the College of Design and Crafts in Mexico, earlier than founding the “El Tomate” workshop in Veracruz in 1984. He has labored as a resident artist on the Institute for Ceramics Research in Shigaraki, Japan and on the Manufacture de Sèvres in Paris. As a member of the Worldwide Academy of Ceramics, he has additionally been invited to offer programs in Germany, France, Spain, Chile, Argentina and Colombia. Gustavo Perez focuses his consideration on trick method. He cuts the dermis of his ceramics and creates floor incisions, which he then colours with enamels, thus engaged on optical results.
His works have been exhibited in america, Europe, Asia and New Zealand and his most essential exhibitions have taken place on the Museum of Trendy Artwork and the Palace of Positive Arts in Mexico Metropolis. Erudite and Francophile artist, Gustavo Perez affords us via its sandstone, a world of constellations, colours of infinite softness and pure and jubilant types. Very good works to find on the Arcanes Gallery.
Arcana Gallery, 11 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris. 01 40 20 49 59
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