Guild at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

From May 12th through Jul 21st, 2007Miami based artist Daniel Arsham has put together an exhibition entitled Guild, which will be on view at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin from May 12th through July 21st, 2007. The show will also feature the work of John Bucklin, FriendsWithYou, Kenneth Andrew Mroczek and Dennis Palazzolo. “This project has been a long time coming – Says artist Daniel Arsham – “My original notes for the exhibition were written in May of 2005. The idea was to engage a group of artists interested in the intersection of craft and art, in a project where months are spent learning a trade and producing. Architecture, pottery, stained glass, furniture design, the production of everyday goods. The articles produced can be replicas of earlier designs or new designs. The materials used can be contemporary materials or older ones. A guild is defined as an association of artisans who work together to keep standards consistent and look after the interests of its members. Guilds have produced furniture, paintings, and knowledge among other things. Ours is a Guild of craft where objects can be misrecognized, and one might be compelled to use a wall as a chair or an axe in a flower arrangement”. For more information, please contact : 305.573.2130

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