Curated by Samuel Gross and vertical stripes theme, the exhibition assembles works of
19 artists in the space dedicated to the Visual Arts of the traditional department store
Between 24 February and 14 de Mayo, a Galerie des Galeries -space devoted to the plastic arts of Galeries Lafayette Haussmann -hosts the exhibition "All Over", conceived by the curator and art critic Samuel Gross. The show brings together many abstract artists, of different nationalities and generations, whose works have as reason vertical stripes, recurring theme in the history of art and fashion. Hanging in a mural by John M. Armleder dressing the walls of art gallery, the screens are complementary and dialogue among themselves.
With the participation of artists Domenico Battista, Émilie Ding, Francis Baudevin, Frédéric Gabioud, Hans-Walter Müller, Ian Davenport, Jean-Michel Sanejouand, John M. Armleder, Lena Hilton, Liam Gillick, Lisa Beck, Mai-Thu Perret, Michael Scott, Olivier Mosset, Philippe Decrauzat, Stéphane Dafflon, Sylvain Croci-Torti, Sylvie Fleury and Vera Molnár, the exhibition carries the visitor into a single area composed of colors and abstract shapes, a playful space and restless that, often, refers the public to the universe of pop art.
From the chosen theme, vertical stripes, Gross proposes an exhibition in which artists question or exercise the abstraction. In shows, It is evident how each relates to the theme, resulting in works that embody their conceptual reflections. And why choose Galerie des Galeries to host the exhibition? The curator himself responds: "The idea of my exhibition takes off from the very special architecture of this space, whose architectural elements are extremely emblematic ".
On the Galerie des Galeries
The Galerie des Galeries is the cultural space of the Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. Situated on the first floor of the Department store, 's mission is to reveal to visitors the talents of today and tomorrow. With three annual shows of French and foreign artists, its programming focuses on transversatilidade between the sets, the Visual Arts and design, universes disciplines that inspire forever the Galeries Lafayette.
|Galerie des Galeries|
|First floor of Galeries Lafayette|
|40 Boulevard Haussmann – Paris|
Tuesday to Saturday, from 11:00 to 7:00 pm
With more than 120 years of tradition, the Galeries Lafayette was opened in 1894 on Boulevard Haussmann. Today, is a trademark of world renown, synonym of Parisian style and elegance to French. The first department store in Europe and with 70.000 M2 in three buildings, receives, currently, around 100.000 visitors/day. Internally, are 15.000 M2 dedicated to fashion, with 3.500 renowned brands. Brands of the most accessible to the most desired brands in the fashion universe are present in Galeries Lafayette, as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Prada, Gucci, Burberry, Balenciaga, Miumiu, M.A. C, Lancôme, Dior and Sisley. To all customers, offers tailored services of high quality, that includes personalshoppers and attendants who speak Portuguese, private halls, delivery of purchases in the hotel and guidance on tax refund service (12%).
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