11 Press Releases

Tag: Charlotte Perriand

  • Auction Industry

    A Modernist Collection Starring a Bookcase by Charlotte Perriand

    Monique and Michel Guibert turned their residence in Saint-Lô into a veritable showcase of the arts in the 1950s-1960s. Their enlightened vision gave pride of place to Charlotte Perriand’s timeless furniture. Charlotte Perriand (1903–1999) for Steph Simon, Type Plots bookcase, eight interleaved shelves, cherry wood veneer, 11 aluminum sheet shelves of different sizes,…

    A Modernist Collection Starring a Bookcase by Charlotte Perriand
  • Auction Industry, Exhibitions

    Jean Touret and the Resurrection of Les Artisans de Marolles

    The sculptor fell into oblivion after the success of Les Artisans de Marolles in the 1950s-1960s. This spring, a book and two exhibitions in Paris will bring him back to life—and provide an opportunity to see how his prices have trended. Les Artisans de Marolles et du Loir-et-Cher, under the…

  • Art Fairs

    PAD: The French Art of Living is Back in Paris

    After a two-year hiatus due to Covid, the Pavillon des Arts et du Design is back in the Tuileries Gardens in the heart of Paris. Despite the international context, the event seems eagerly awaited. Wahgi Valley, Papuasia-New Guinea, second half of the 20th century. Large Phantom warrior’s shield, carved wood, pigments…

  • Auction Industry

    Kenzo Takada’s Collection of Furniture, Art, & Couture Comes to Auction

    Artcurial and Christie’s recently collaborated to present both live and timed auctions honoring the late fashion designer Kenzo Takada. On May 11th, 2021, a live event will offer nearly 600 lots from Takada’s apartment in Paris. An additional online timed event will bring over 125 pieces of couture from Takada’s…

    Kenzo Takadas Collection of Furniture, Art, & Couture Comes to Auction1
  • Auction Preview

    Design

    A Swiss sculptor, painter, printmaker, and draftsman, Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) lived mostly in Paris but often paid visits to his hometown of Borgonovo to connect with his family and art. Surrealism and Cubism were the two major artistic styles that influenced his body of works. One of the highlights of…

    YOICHI OHIRA
  • Auction Industry

    Phillips announces livestreamed Design Auction featuring important works

    Charlotte Perriand, Unique sideboard, 1926. Brazilian rosewood, kingwood, ebonized wood, chromium-plated metal, glass, mirrored glass. 40 3/8 x 87 1/8 x 22 7/8 in. (102.6 x 221.3 x 58.1 cm). Estimate: $40,000 - 60,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.-Phillips announced the forthcoming Design auction featuring a curated selection of…

    Phillips announces livestreamed Design Auction featuring important works
  • Auction Industry

    Artcurial announces sales dedicated to design, Art Deco and Scandinavian design.

    There will be three sales at Artcurial on July 1st & 2nd dedicated to Design, Art Deco and Scandinavian Design. PARIS.- The Design Week at Artcurial will get underway with the sale of a collection of European design, on Wednesday 1 July at 6pm. Acquired and housed in a 17th century château by…

    Artcurial announces sales dedicated to design, Art Deco and Scandinavian design.
  • Auction Preview

    The Mark Isaacson and Greg Nacozy Collection

    Man Ray was known for his innovations in Surrealist photography. Female faces and figures were the primary subjects of his work, along with objects such as glass teardrops, eggs, peaches, and orbs. Although Ray experimented with sculpture, painting, film, and writing, he excelled at black-and-white photography. He invented “rayographs” by…

    Christopher Dresser, attribution, Moon flask and vase
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Charlotte Perriand & Pierre Jeanneret

    Furniture Piece by the Two French Modernists Available in Wright Auction At the age of 24, Charlotte Perriand walked into the studio of legendary furniture designer Le Corbusier and asked for a job. She was told, “We don’t embroider cushions here,” and sent away. Despite this rocky start, Perriand would…

    Artist to Know Charlotte Perriand & Pierre Jeanneret-1
  • Auction Preview

    Art + Design

    Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is known for his use of uncommon materials such as garbage, toys, and chocolates to create detailed photographs and installations. Drawing inspiration from other artists, Muniz recreates historical and pop culture imagery using unconventional methods. Medusa, after Caravaggio (Pictures of Junk) by the artist, is among…

    Art + Design
  • Auction Preview

    Art + Design

    The meticulously curated auction Art + Design by Wright features a collection of modern furniture and contemporary art that is both witty and bold.  The museum-quality compilation blends humor with designs that defy convention, with each piece chosen for its earned importance in the art community. Chairs and lamps are…