98 | « super-natural geometry »

98 | « super-natural geometry »

FROM 4 avril TO 18 mai 2016
OPENING 6 avril 2016

Pictures from this exhibition


Galerie kreo is pleased to present “super-natural geometry”, a new group exhibition which explores the relationship between geometry, nature and tradition, and reveals designs that leave space for interpretation. New vases by Jean-Baptiste Fastrez will be shown for the first time as well as a new mirror from the ‘Carnival’ collection by Jaime Hayon.

On this occasion we will present:

New vases “Ra”, “Anubis” and “Osiris” by Jean-Baptiste Fastrez The newly designed vases by Jean-Baptiste Fastrez for Galerie kreo continue the dialogue between functional object and ritualistic origins that commenced with his mask mirror collection (2012). Inspired by the canopic jars used in the burial rituals in the ancient Egypt, the similar bodies of the vases are distinguished by different lid ornaments evoking the Egyptian divinities guardians of their content. The figurative representation has been abstractly reinterpreted through geometric shapes more attuned with contemporary visual language: the solar disk for Ra, the pointy ears of the jackal for Anubis, and the royal crook and flail for Osiris. The juxtaposition of ancient and contemporary references blurs the temporal and functional origin of the object. “ Bench ” from the “ Ignotus Nomen ” collection by Pierre Charpin This substantial smooth white bench accommodates a...