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Only the most exclusive and worthy modern artists have the privilege of having their creations displayed at the most renowned art galleries around the world. Maybe it’s their own spaces or other art organizations have recognized their talents, the point is some furniture designs not only belong in a luxury interior decor, but also in an art gallery setting.
Carbonell is known for his tactile approach to sculpture, playing with texture, experimental techniques, and natural materials. The modern artist‘s approach is unique, seeing objects as ‘living organisms’ that come alive and surprise you with their behaviour. For Carbonnel forming a relationship with his work is integral – he creates objects with his hands in order to impart something of his personality to them. The modern artist‘s lamps were among those exhibited at the opening of Carpenters Workshop Gallery’s San Francisco location. Their tree-like forms filled the upper aisles of the renovated St Joseph’s Church, adding a surrealist ethereality to the space.
Gwenaël Nicolas – Curiosity Japan
CURIOSITY is a multidisciplinary studio based in Tokyo, created by French designer Gwenael Nicolas. The studio is constantly redefining the boundary of design, from interior design to architecture and product design. Not in an abstract way but realistically by collaborating with a large spectrum of companies and clients, to create new products, develop new materials and define new design identities. The characteristics of this modern artist‘s works are translucency, emotional colouring and attractive forms.
Hervé Van Der Straeten
This modern artist‘s work is often featured in exhibitions abroad, in art galleries such as Karsten Greve and Ralph Pucci, as well as at the biggest art fairs around the world such as TEFAF and PAD. Hervé Van der Straeten is truly independent and his work combines radical freedom of expression with meticulous execution. The Van der Straeten Gallery, which opened in the Marais neighbourhood of Paris in 1999, includes one of a kind or limited edition pieces grouped in thematic exhibitions.
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