Prior to being a simple display of works, this exhibition is a meeting point. An encounter between contemporary art and design where poetry is a guest of honor. An encounter between a collector and a gallery sharing mutual admiration. An encounter centered on aesthetic, and friendship cemented by the taste of the collector and his vivid curiosity. An encounter with the public, where Marcel Brient reveals a chosen selection of his collection.
Comprised of “mood rooms”-- a reference to “period rooms” in decorative arts museums– this exhibition brings together and confronts, but not only, the lithe design of the “Podify” table by Konstantin Grcic with the graphic power of « Burned Out » by Michel Majerus; the invitation to escape with the « Carbon » ladder by Marc Newson with an « Escalade » by Nate Lowman.
But these associations, whether formal, historical, conceptual or simply unexpected, are not entirely due to coincidences, they derive from the many years of collecting by Marcel Brient, a cutting edge art and design lover, the same kind the Galerie kreo stands for–he was one of the first visitor when the gallery opened its doors in 1999. A camaraderie and uninterrupted dialog materialized by this exhibition...

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