Meanders - Jacques Jarrige

Opening May 15th - July 15th, 2012

 

Valerie Goodman Gallery will present the stirring poetic sculptural furniture of Jacques Jarrige with a multi-media opening reception at Valerie Goodman Gallery on May15, 2012 at 315 E 91 Street. After successful shows in Paris and New York in 2010, Jacques Jarrige promises to enchant New York audiences with never seen before functional art creations that evoke both the uneven meanderings of nature and the convenience (sophistication?) of urban modernity.

Jarrige’s roots are in Classicism, Modernism and Art Brut but the underlying element in his creations is its effortlessness, the way they connect man and nature and their utter simplicity and balance which restores the spirit. The energy which flows through Jarrige’s work recalls the poetic mobility of Matisse’s Dancers and Calder’s mobile sculptures.

The exhibition which runs from May 15, 2012 until July 15, 2012 will unveil Jacques Jarrige’s  new work: sculpted cabinets, room dividers, desks and lighting fixtures. A particularly outstanding piece is a large, dramatic screen evoking dances from antiquity and projecting dramatic light and shadow onto the room.

In addition to his individual artistic pursuit Jacques Jarrige  also dedicates time to a Parisian psychiatric hospital workshop and an impressive mobile sculpture created by Jarrige and the patients will be on view to demonstrate the synergy of the collaboration.

Jarrige’s work has been collected and exhibited internationally. Pieces in private collections can be seen in recent publications of World of Interiors , Architectural Digest and Maison Francaise among others . His work is in the permanent collection of the Mobilier National (France) and has been exhibited at  prestigious venues including  Galerie En Attendant les Barbares, Paris, Hotel de Ville de Paris and L’Ecole Francaise VIA .

 " La Secrétaire" Desk table with shelves, 2012

Jacques Jarrige

" La Secrétaire" Desk table with shelves, 2012

Plywood

89 x 41 x 28 in (226.06 x 104.14 x 71.12 cm)

$13,000

"Meanders" Screen in white lacquer, 2012

Jacques Jarrige

"Meanders" Screen in white lacquer, 2012

Lacquered MDF

78.70 x 122 in (199.90 x 309.88 cm)

$12,000

"Meanders" Screen in black lacquer, 2012

Jacques Jarrige

"Meanders" Screen in black lacquer, 2012

Lacquered Wood

78 x 122 in (198.12 x 309.88 cm)

$12,000

"Meanders" Chandelier, 2014

Jacques Jarrige

"Meanders" Chandelier, 2014

Plywood

35 x 45 x 38 in (88.90 x 114.30 x 96.52 cm)

$5,000

"Meanders" Floor lamp , 2013

Jacques Jarrige

"Meanders" Floor lamp , 2013

Plywood

69.50 x 26.50 in (176.53 x 67.31 cm)

$7,500

" Meanders" Mobile , 2013

Jacques Jarrige

" Meanders" Mobile , 2013

Plywood

82 x 114 in (208.28 x 289.56 cm)

$18,000

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Meanders - Jacques Jarrige
Opening May 15th - July 15th, 2012 Valerie Goodman Gallery will present the stirring poetic sculptural furniture of Jacques Jarrige with a multi-media opening reception at Valerie Goodman Gallery on May15, 2012 at 315 E 91 Street. After successful shows in Paris and New York in 2010, Jacques Jarrige promises to enchant New York audiences with never seen before functional art creations that evoke both the uneven meanderings of nature and the convenience (sophistication?) of urban modernity. Jarrige’s roots are in Classicism, Modernism and Art Brut but the underlying element in his creations is its effortlessness, the way they connect man and nature and their utter simplicity and balance which restores the spirit. The energy which flows through Jarrige’s work recalls the poetic mobility of Matisse’s Dancers and Calder’s mobile sculptures. The exhibition which runs from May 15, 2012 until July 15, 2012 will unveil Jacques Jarrige’s new work: sculpted cabinets, room dividers, desks and lighting fixtures. A particularly outstanding piece is a large, dramatic screen evoking dances from antiquity and projecting dramatic light and shadow onto the room. In addition to his individual artistic pursuit Jacques Jarrige also dedicates time to a Parisian psychiatric hospital workshop and an impressive mobile sculpture created by Jarrige and the patients will be on view to demonstrate the synergy of the collaboration. Jarrige’s work has been collected and exhibited internationally. Pieces in private collections can be seen in recent publications of World of Interiors , Architectural Digest and Maison Francaise among others . His work is in the permanent collection of the Mobilier National (France) and has been exhibited at prestigious venues including Galerie En Attendant les Barbares, Paris, Hotel de Ville de Paris and L’Ecole Francaise VIA .
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Valerie Goodman Gallery
New York
NY
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