Anasthasia Millot

NEW YORK, APRIL 20, 2016

Valerie Goodman Gallery is delighted to announce the first solo show of Anasthasia Millot in the United States. With her elegant, finely crafted objects, the French designer exemplifies our mission of bringing to New York the most sophisticated European contemporary furniture. 

 

A reception for Anasthasia Millot will take place between 5:30 and 8 pm on May 4, 2016 at Valerie Goodman Gallery at 315 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10028, 212-348-2968. The show runs until July 1, 2016

 

Anasthasia Millot originally studied fashion design in Paris, and her work with fabric has left a lasting -- if indirect -- influence on her objects: after years of painstaking experiments, Millot has learned to translate into bronze the fluidity of preferred textiles like jersey, creating subtly dynamic shapes that seem to defy the statics of solid materials. Her signature element is a very particular elan: a slight twist of the slender metal legs that carry her tables, chairs and stools with such antelope grace. This quarter-turn gives an impression of movement and seduces the light to glide along and around the highly polished bronze surfaces Anasthasia Millot creates in the foundry of her husband, Didier Redoutey.

 

While Millot deeply admires the early Modernist Jean Michel Frank, whose deceptive simplicity and understated use of precious materials she strives to emulate, she also borrows from the illusionist tool kit of the Baroque: the front legs of her armchairs and stools, for example, are ever so slightly taller than the back legs, further stressing a sense of tension, as if a high-strung animal were ready to spring. At the same time, the shiny surfaces of her sharp lines give bronze an atypically icy look, even its weight seems greatly reduced.

The eye is happily fooled by their light-footedness, knowing all the while the truth of their solidity – and relishing the contradiction.

The fewer elements one works with, as Millot has learned from fashion, the more difficult the design, and the easier it looks, and the more deeply one needs to understand it.  The fifteen pieces this thoughtful artist debuts at Valerie Goodman Gallery all embody her victory of line over mass and presence over volume. We look forward to introducing their edgy, animated, and substantial personalities.

 

 

Round Mirror, 2016

Anasthasia Millot

Round Mirror, 2016

Gilded Bronze

38 x 35.20 in

$10,000.00

Bronze stools , 2016

Anasthasia Millot

Bronze stools , 2016

Bronze

19 x 21 x 19 in

$7,500.00

Bench in Bronze, 2015

Anasthasia Millot

Bench in Bronze, 2015

Bronze and Upholstery

15.70 x 48 x 18 in

$12,000.00

Banquette, 2016

Anasthasia Millot

Banquette, 2016

Bronze and Upholstery

22 x 43.30 x 22 in

$7,900.00

Bronze Armchair, 2016

Anasthasia Millot

Bronze Armchair, 2016

Bronze

29 x 31 x 31 in

$14,750.00

Coffee table in bronze, 2013

Anasthasia Millot

Coffee table in bronze, 2013

Bronze

15.70 x 66 x 23.70 in

$15,000.00

Console #1, 2013

Anasthasia Millot

Console #1, 2013

Bronze, Macassar Ebony

33 x 49 x 15 in

$13,000.00

Pair of Gueridon  #1 , 2019

Anasthasia Millot

Pair of Gueridon #1 , 2019

19.75 x 16 x 16 in

$7,000.00

Bronze lantern, 2019

Anasthasia Millot

Bronze lantern, 2019

Bronze, glass

31 x 12.25 x 12.25 in

$15,000.00

Dining Table, 2019

Anasthasia Millot

Dining Table, 2019

29 x 88 x 46.50 in

$20,000.00

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Anasthasia Millot
NEW YORK, APRIL 20, 2016 Valerie Goodman Gallery is delighted to announce the first solo show of Anasthasia Millot in the United States. With her elegant, finely crafted objects, the French designer exemplifies our mission of bringing to New York the most sophisticated European contemporary furniture. A reception for Anasthasia Millot will take place between 5:30 and 8 pm on May 4, 2016 at Valerie Goodman Gallery at 315 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10028, 212-348-2968. The show runs until July 1, 2016 Anasthasia Millot originally studied fashion design in Paris, and her work with fabric has left a lasting -- if indirect -- influence on her objects: after years of painstaking experiments, Millot has learned to translate into bronze the fluidity of preferred textiles like jersey, creating subtly dynamic shapes that seem to defy the statics of solid materials. Her signature element is a very particular elan: a slight twist of the slender metal legs that carry her tables, chairs and stools with such antelope grace. This quarter-turn gives an impression of movement and seduces the light to glide along and around the highly polished bronze surfaces Anasthasia Millot creates in the foundry of her husband, Didier Redoutey. While Millot deeply admires the early Modernist Jean Michel Frank, whose deceptive simplicity and understated use of precious materials she strives to emulate, she also borrows from the illusionist tool kit of the Baroque: the front legs of her armchairs and stools, for example, are ever so slightly taller than the back legs, further stressing a sense of tension, as if a high-strung animal were ready to spring. At the same time, the shiny surfaces of her sharp lines give bronze an atypically icy look, even its weight seems greatly reduced. The eye is happily fooled by their light-footedness, knowing all the while the truth of their solidity – and relishing the contradiction. The fewer elements one works with, as Millot has learned from fashion, the more difficult the design, and the easier it looks, and the more deeply one needs to understand it. The fifteen pieces this thoughtful artist debuts at Valerie Goodman Gallery all embody her victory of line over mass and presence over volume. We look forward to introducing their edgy, animated, and substantial personalities.
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