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Cresson Chairs Enter the Louvre
Abel Landry's Armchair Joins the Musée d'Orsay
PAD London: A Good Harvest
Mathias Ary Jan: Dialogue and Transparency at the Biennale Paris
The new executive team of the Biennale Paris, headed by Mathias Ary Jan, is boldly striking out, aware of the issues and expectations at stake.
UAM: Twilight of the Moderns?
Rebirth of the Queen's Hamlet
The main house in the Queen's Hamlet is opening after two years' remarkable renovation work. A promenade through this little theatre of rural life…
A Trend-free Benjamin Steinitz
His father made their name famous throughout the world. Benjamin Steinitz, one of the last top dealers in the French 18th century, recently moved to…
Asian Treasures From a Diplomat
The Kugels: A Taste for the Beautiful
Caillebotte’s Family Home
The restoration of Gustave Caillebotte’s (1848-1894) estate in Yerres (Essonne) was recently celebrated with the public opening of the Impressionist…
Karl Lagerfeld: The Colour of the 18th Century
To pay tribute to the couturier who died on 19 February, La Gazette has decided to focus on the collector, particularly his love for the French 18th…
Ole Høstbo in the Vanguard
The founder of the Dansk Møbelkunst gallery certainly helped the emergence of the Scandinavian design market. Specialising in 20th century furniture…
Sormani, Prince of the Micro-mosaic
When Rome meets Paris, the result is a successful marriage of great style, such as this micro-mosaic pedestal table by Sormani.
A Triumphant Art Deco Sale
Printz and Fjerdinstad: two highlights in a sale dedicated to Art Deco, where yesterday's one-of-a-kind pieces met with success at auction today.
The Benkemoun Villa: An Architectural Rebirth
This iconic 1970s house, recently restored by the journalist couple Brigitte Benkemoun and Thierry Demaizière, will be reborn this summer during the…
An Outpost in Versailles for the Osenat Auction House
Fontainebleau, Paris, and now Versailles: Jean-Pierre Osenat aims to bring the 17 th and 18 th centuries back into the limelight by setting up in the…
Heddle Setters of Flanders and Parisian Cabinetmakers
Items from the Renaissance and fine antique furniture shared top billing in this sale in Tours: a rare occurrence.
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A style described by Gustave Flaubert as "imposing and diplomatic" in L’Éducation sentimentale.
PAD London: Brexit Ain't Scary!
Neither regulars nor newcomers have any fears over its success: the quality and exclusiveness of their designer pieces ensure a powerful identity for…
Oeben, Rubestuck and Criaerd
Eighteenth-century cabinetmakers hailed for three chests of drawers
Erté Revisits the Château of Beauty and the Beasts
The sale of this dream-like world, a group of decorative items from an east Paris château, produced positively stratospheric results.
G is for Galuchat
This term, covering both the material and the technique, applies to the denticle-covered skins of stingrays and sharks. Initially used as an abrasive,…
Pierre Legrain: A Dada Designer?
Africanist-Cubist, Modern or Art Deco? Laurence Salmon's monograph, published by Norma, provides a chance to examine this free-spirited creator with…
Man's Best Friend Portrayed by Nevers
In Lille, the spotlight was on some fine 17th and 18th century furniture, preceded by a pair of curious blue dogs.
H is for Hardstone
Pliny the Elder attributed its invention to the Greeks. Fifteen hundred years later, the popularity of hardstone marquetry extends beyond architecture…
The Decorative Arts According to Majorelle, Arman and Van der Meeren
Formal approaches contrasted on the Côte d'Opale, like the quirky, musical world of the iconoclastic sculptor and the nature-inspired environment of…
A Perfect Pair and 18th-century French Craftsmanship
The 18 th century made a triumphant return to Drouot with a beautiful suite of furnishings from major French collections, for a conclusive result flirting…
Agnès Kentish, Timeless Design
Agnès Kentish launched Élizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti at her gallery En attendant les barbares. Today she features designers’ creations inspired…
Hervé Van der Straeten and Alexandre Biaggi: A Pair of Aesthetes
Hervé Van der Straeten designed a collection for antique dealer Alexandre Biaggi – a match made in heaven for two people with a love of decorative…
Eugène Printz: Still Unique
Hitherto unknown to specialists, a group of around 30 special commissions by Eugène Printz will soon be presented in Arles at an exceptional sale.…
Indulge Yourself at the Exhibition "Drouot Déco"
After months of confinement, reimagine your surroundings with a visit to "Drouot Déco", a selection of the most extraordinary – and affordable – art…
Inspired Decorative Arts from "Rousseau" Service to A.-J.M. Vachette Box
A fine selection of furniture, tableware and curios with a focus on 19 th -century faience, as well as tables and a gold box from the 18th century.…
A Masterful Art Deco Ensemble by Eugène Printz Crowned
In the 1930s, the Art Deco cabinetmaker created a complete set of furniture commissioned by an avant-garde woman for her Paris flat. Preserved intact…
PAD: Banking on Digital
Hard hit by the first lockdown, postponed in May and then moved to the FIAC dates from October 19 to 25, the art and design fair is forced to go digital…
A Pierre Jeanneret Conference Table from Chandigarh
Pierre Jeanneret took the lead in this "20th-century special" with this conference table.
The Richly Exuberant Louis XIII Style
This sale was headed by an exquisite Cabinet from the first decades of the 17 th century, pre-empted for a major museum soon to open.
Djo-Bourgeois, A Shooting Star
Though his name crops up regularly in auction sales (often preceded by the words “attributed to”), the French architect and interior designer Georges…
The Giacometti Brothers in the Spotlight
Family ties and friendship came together to send the prices of two creations the Giacometti brothers gave Brassaï sky high.
Jean Royère: Line, Form, Color
The temptation was too strong to resist: what do you when you have around 60 pieces by Jean Royère (1902-1981), including some major ones? Hold an…
Jean Dunand and the Normandie: A Temple of Art Deco
Eighteen monumental lacquer wall panels made by an extraordinary artist for the smoking room of the Normandie will soon go under the hammer in Le Havre.…
A Rare Landmark in Josef Hoffmann's Career
It is highly likely that this rare cabinet by Josef Hoffmann was presented at the Spring Exhibition of Austrian Decorative Arts of 1912. If so, it…
Collector's Cabinet by Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann
Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann walked off with the top three prices in the former collection of an Avenue Matignon gallery owner.
An Interior by Majorelle
In their home, two collectors created a speaking ode to the plant world through Art Nouveau, including through pieces by Nancy-based designer Louis…
Vermiglio, Giordano and Cressent on a Plate
Rediscovered Old Masters and period furniture made by the greatest names rivaled each other at this sale.
An Armchair Fit for a Prince
Did joiner Georges Jacob make this flat-backed chair for the Count of Artois? Its result, princely for an armchair, tends to support the hypothesis.…
Gallé's Mantis and Chale's Table
Highly original furniture, both antique and modern, performed brilliantly at this sale in Auxerre, as did naturalist glassware by the magician of Nancy.…
Jean-Henri Riesener’s Luxury in the Turn of a Key
A master of neoclassical furniture, Riesener designed original mechanical furniture commissioned by prestigious clients.
The Need for an Art of Living
Gathered and restored over ten long years, the collection currently on show – both online and in-person – at the Galerie Meubles et Lumières in Paris,…
The Sublime Dystopian Visions of Superstudio
Their sublime, dystopian visions of the future were extreme and unbuildable, but they influenced a whole generation of architects. Fifty-five years…
Gerrit Jensen’s Anglo-Dutch Style Makes Waves
The 17 th -century Anglo-Dutch cabinetmaker’s appealing decor recalls seaweed.
Triumphal Bids for Jean Prouvé’s Furniture
The French architect-designer’s prices are still riding high, as the outstanding sale of furniture he made for his daughter has just proven.
Spotlight on Hoffmann
André Lurçat, Max Ingrand, Gilbert Poillerat and others successfully showcased the modernity of 20 th -century decorative arts.
"Œuvres Choisies": An Imaginary Menagerie and More
You never know what awaits you in an "Œuvres Choisies" exhibition, the collectively organized shows of objects that most excite dealers in their upcoming…
Frick Madison: Xavier F. Salomon Discusses the Transformation from Mansion to Bauhaus
After three years’ planning, the Frick Collection has just reopened in Marcel Breuer’s Brutalist 945 Madison Avenue, on lease from the Met while the…
Spotlight on the Imagination of Neo-18th-century Furniture
For all admirers of late 19 th century virtuoso cabinetmaking, this Brest auction was a marvelous moment, with pieces illustrating the art of Linke,…
The Hidden Treasures of the Banque de France
The vagaries of history enabled the bank to build up a remarkable collection of art works, presented in the reception rooms of the Hôtel de Toulouse…
František Kupka: At the Crossroads of Two Eras
A horse trots through this scene, timeless yet highly modern, while fine furniture by Parisian cabinetmakers also set the tone.
Eclectic Treasures from the Paul-Louis Weiller Collection
An Imperial Russian chest of drawers and an amazing throne made of antlers recently sparked enthusiasm at the Paul-Louis Weiller Collection sale. …
King Louis XVI's Sister and her Furniture from the Tuileries Palace
A bergère was the star at this sale in Normandy, where the name of Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686-1755) and some delicate Ottoman miniatures also had an…
The Truly Sculptural "Crash" Watch by Cartier
The Dark Eye of Odilon Redon: Dreamer of the Infinite
Nicolas Sageot: Virtuosity in Metal and Tortoiseshell
The American Realism of John Register
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