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'Boulon Age' compiles twelve timeless new works made of bronze, steel, wood, and brass. Maurice Marty's work embodies a fascination with functionality, while simultaneously using scale to disrupt our consideration of typically utilitarian objects.

Press Release

Twenty First Gallery is pleased to announce French designer Maurice Marty’s first solo exhibition in the United States. Boulon Age compiles twelve timeless new works made of bronze, steel, wood, and brass.

Marty's new contemporary design collection symbolizes the transition from the machine age ethos to what he calls post-modern irony. A common nut-and-bolt grows in size to become the perfect …

Twenty First Gallery is pleased to announce French designer Maurice Marty’s first solo exhibition in the United States. Boulon Age compiles twelve timeless new works made of bronze, steel, wood, and brass.

Marty's new contemporary design collection symbolizes the transition from the machine age ethos to what he calls post-modern irony. A common nut-and-bolt grows in size to become the perfect side table. A screw elongates into a column. James Kirk's captain's chair on the USS Enterprise is reworked as an elegant armchair. The pieces encourage the user to see the everyday ordinary …

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76 Franklin Street
New York, NY, US
Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm
Saturday, 11am–6pm
Sunday, Closed