Modern art may be strongly represented in some parts of the world more than others, but luckily for us, avid design lovers, almost every corner of our planet has an interesting connection to contemporary art. With that in mind, Boca do Lobo Blog selected these key art galleries from various distinct parts of the world, that showcase how you can find contemporary collectable design, anywhere you are.
Galerie Kreo opened in 1999 in the 13th arrondissement in Paris, in the special contemporary art area called “Louise Weiss”. The main goal of this gallery is to focus on producing new pieces in collaboration with the world’s most relevant contemporary designers.
Founded by Béatrice Saint-Laurent, one of the best European curators, Galerie BSL promotes, produces and exhibits refined artworks that challenge the established borders of art and design. Unique art pieces or in very limited edition and the stunning contemporary sculptures that promote transcendency speak to the heart as much as to the intellect.
Since its inception in 1996, Marianne Boesky Gallery’s mission has been to represent and support the work of contemporary international artists of all media. The gallery expanded its flagship location in 2016 to the adjacent space on West 24th Street. This space more than doubles the gallery’s footprint in Chelsea, allowing for ever more ambitious solo and group shows that highlight dynamic narratives and parallels across artist, media, and theme. In 2017, the gallery opened its newest location in Aspen, CO. This space presents rotating exhibitions by both gallery artists and artists invited to present special projects.
The Gallerie Chastel-Maréchal in Paris focuses on the promotion and re-discovery of important twentieth-century French designers, in particular, those working between 1930 and 1960. The range of artists represented provides a cogent overview of this period, and many of the artistic and contemporary works shown are extremely rare and have never previously been seen in the art market.
One of the most innovative ateliers working in silver today, Garrido Gallery uses dying techniques to form intensely modern designs that strike a harmonious balance between history and innovation, line and curve, solid and void.
Twenty-First Gallery engages the needs of interior designers, collectors, and private clients. Their pieces are for design enthusiasts who seek collectable, timeless pieces that are handmade to order in limited quantities.
Casati Gallery is a Chicago-based gallery that focuses on the contemporary collectable design and 20th-century Italian design. It is a place where discerning interior designers, collectors, and curators explore and shop authentic modern Italian and contemporary design. Their collections feature top designers such as Carol Rama, Fausto Melotti and Andrea Branzi.
Established in 1982, Lost City Arts has distinguished itself as a world-renowned source for mid-century art and design. James Elkind, owner and founder of Lost City Arts has continuously brought to market the beautiful, the curious, the heroic and the inspired. Lost City Arts began as an outpost for architectural artefacts; pieces of buildings otherwise slated to be lost to the wrecking ball.
Since 1997, Magen H Gallery has pioneered the revolutionary and significant design in sculpture, decorative arts, architecture, and ceramics. From its inception, the collection of works has been built on the founding premise that art and design are allied and interdependent. By synthesizing modern and midcentury designers, Magen H. Gallery continues to redefine the decorative arts market with innovative and significant design.
Anne Hauck Art Deco seeks only the most unique and one-of-a-kind quality pieces manufactured from the finest and most luxurious materials such as Macassar ebony, rosewood, ivory, mother of pearl, and gold leaf. Anne continues to split her time between the U.S. and Europe.
“The idea,” Anne says, “is to locate and acquire unblemished original pieces that were handcrafted by the master craftsmen and women of that era. I have been collecting for over 30 years: without my exclusive sources all over Germany and France, this would be impossible today.”
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