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Decorative Arts Exhibitions You Must See At PAD Genève 2019 ⇒ Still excited about PAD Genève 2019? On the third day of the event, CovetED brings you the top decorative art exhibitions you really can’t miss this year! Make sure you stop by these amazing designers and craftsmen that are showcasing their works at one of the most important design and art fairs in Europe.
Galerie Portuondo (Stand 11 – France/Spain)
Portuondo focuses on XX century design and contemporary art. The gallery showcases a selection of fine furniture and art pieces created by artists and designers with an emphasis on the 1970s pieces. Portuondo loves to represent Latin-American artists. A selection of pieces from Jean Claude Farhi, Michel Boyer, Fornasetti and Maison Jansen will be presented at the event.
Chahan (Stand 1 – France)
With a sharp, precise, selective and refined eye, Chahan is a renowned interior designer, decorator, collector, gallery owner, antique dealer and designer. Of Armenian origin, born in Lebanon, he settled in France in 1976 and has since upheld a very international lifestyle.
Galerie Chastel-Maréchal (Stand 29 – France)
The Galerie Chastel-Maréchal is located in Saint-Germain-des-Près since 1994. Member of the Syndicat National des Antiquairesin the 20th century design section and an associate member of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Paris, Aline Chastel takes part in the most prestigious international fairs: Design Miami/Basel, PAD Genève 2019, Paris and London, Masterpiece (London), BRAFA (Brussels), The Salon Art + Design (New York), FOG (San Francisco) or the Paris Biennale.
Until now, the gallery has been focusing mostly on famous names in French design from 1930 to 1970, such as Line Vautrin, Jean Royère, Serge Roche, Georges Jouve or André Arbus. Today, Aline Chastel, the founder of the gallery, is bringing a new dynamic into play by presenting pieces by some of the most remarkable modern Brazilian designers.
Galerie Patrick Gutknecht (Stand 27 – Switzerland)
Since the opening of his gallery specializing in 20th and 21st-century decorative art as well as photography Patrick Gutknecht expresses his passion in a space of over two hundred square meters in Geneva. The gallery hosts furniture, lamps and art objects from the 1920s to the 1960s signed Jean Dunand, Jean-Michel Frank, Serge Roche, Alberto and Diego Giacometti, among others, as well as selected contemporary pieces together with fine art photographs by Jean-Baptiste Huynh, Cedric Delsaux or Willy Rizzo to name only a few photographers.
Latham (Stand 25 – Switzerland)
For more than 25 years, Lionel Latham collected furniture and other pieces related to Art Nouveau, Post War Design and Art Deco, especially Swiss creations. This growing interest led him to the field of contemporary applied arts. He organized more than 50 exhibitions and participated in several antique fairs in Lausanne and Zurich.
Galerie Marcilhac (Stand 9 – France)
The Galerie Marcilhac is undoubtedly the oldest Parisian gallery devoted to the Decorative Arts of the 20th Century. Located in the heart of the 6th arrondissement, the gallery presents a careful selection of pieces from leading French decorators from the 1920s to the 1940s. This careful selection of art pieces helped in internationally establishing the gallery as one of the most important ones specializing in the Decorative Arts.
Modernity (Stand 24 – Sweden)
Modernity’s large collection includes design classics by Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl, Arne Jacobsen Alvar Aalto, Axel Salto, Berndt Friberg, to name a few, but also outstanding unique pieces. With a strong emphasis on post-war design, Modernity has established itself as one of the leading galleries in northern Europe. Besides maintaining a popular showroom in central Stockholm, Modernity continuously supplies pieces to international collectors and museums, as the MoMA and Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York, the LACMA in Los Angeles and the National Museum in Stockholm. Modernity is also a renowned exhibitor at various international art and design shows in London, New York, Paris and at home in Stockholm. Andrew Duncanson, the owner and director of Modernity, regularly holds lectures on issues surrounding 20th Century Design and is often asked upon to advise private collectors. Andrew is also a member of the jury for the Swedish Design Association’s annual exhibition at Stockholm’s Museum of Architecture, a member of the selection committee at the prestigious Pavilion of Art & Design fairs in London and Paris. The gallery is connected to the Swedish Art & Antique Association, and consequently the International Art and Antique Association, CINOA.
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