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Valerie Goodman Gallery is pleased to announce "Luxury of Labor: Furniture in lacquer the first exclusive exhibition of Jacques Jarrige's lacquer furniture and his third show at the gallery. The Parisian designer's exquisitely crafted tables and chairs are on view at the gallery

Press Release

Jacques Jarrige strives to convey the emotions inherent in materials and contained in the gestures that transform them into sculpture or furniture — to the Parisian artist and designer, the functionality of an object should neither overshadow its physical aura nor the thoughts and feelings bestowed on it in the process of its creation. Patience, for one, is palpable in his lacquered tables and …

Jacques Jarrige strives to convey the emotions inherent in materials and contained in the gestures that transform them into sculpture or furniture — to the Parisian artist and designer, the functionality of an object should neither overshadow its physical aura nor the thoughts and feelings bestowed on it in the process of its creation. Patience, for one, is palpable in his lacquered tables and chairs: while their flawlessly gleaming surface may suggest industrial production, their intense tactility also evokes the hands that made them.

In much of his artistic and design work, Jarrige relies …

Location

Online Exhibition
New York, New York, US