Martin Szekely - Concrete
Concrete by the French designer Martin Szekely, is an original project for a new and unexpected furniture, made of concrete.
Concrete by the French designer Martin Szekely, is an original project for a new and unexpected furniture, made of concrete. Text in English by Christian Simenc.
Also a limited edition of 300, with an original drawing signed and numbered by Martin Szekely (42 x 30 cm).
- Number of pages
- 15 x 21 cm
- 1500 copies
- Publication date
“Today, I see my work as detached from the expressionism of the drawing.
This idea grew out of my experience in industrial design which is directed at the broadest possible public. My aim is to achieve an economy in the result which can’t even be defined as minimalist: a commonplace.”
Martin Szekely has worked for:
Parrot, Weston, MK2, Heineken, Canal Satellite, Christofle, Dom Pérignon, Hermès, Bernardaud, Legrand, Saint-Louis, E.N.S. (European Neurological Society), Terreal (Saint Gobain group), Perrier, JC Decaux, Transel (Bouygues Générale des Eaux group), EDF, Swarovski, Delvaux...
His solo exhibitions include Collection Pi (1985) , Containers (1987), Pour faire salon (1989), Initiales (1991) et Satragno (1994) at the Galerie Néotu (Paris); Martin Szekely designer (1998) at MAC’s / Site du Grand-Hornu; des plats (2000), six constructions (2002), des étagères (2005), concrete (2008), heroic shelves and simple boxes (2009) et Units (2011) at the Galerie kreo (Paris); Martin Szekely–Ne plus dessiner (2011) at Centre Pompidou (Paris); Artefact et MAP (2014), at Blondeau & Cie (Geneva); Artefact (2015), at Salon 94 (New York).
His works are part of the permanent collections of:
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris
Design Museum, Lisbonne
MoMA, New York
Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York
Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Museum of fine arts, Montreal
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
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