Known as the patriarch of modern sculpture, Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) was born in Romania, but made his career in France. After studying in Bucharest and Munich, the sculptor received additional training at the prestigious École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, working under fellow sculptors Antonin Mercié and Auguste Rodin.
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The Centre Pompidou-Metz presents the first major retrospective in France dedicated to the work of award-winning designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. This October, the Centre Pompidou-Metz will dedicate 1,000 square meters of gallery space to their work over the past ten years, alongside examples of their research projects. The designers’ work will also be featured during the London Design Festival at the Victoria & Albert Museum from September 15th through the 27th.
Each year, the home design show MAISON&OBJET, highlights the most outstanding names on the design and décor scene today.This extraordinary event gathers the world’s greatest creative minds – established or emerging – to present them in unrivalled scenography, exhibiting their work in Hall 7 during the show. MAISON&OBJET has selected Tom Dixon, Philippe Nigro and Dimore Studio as the 2014 Creative Leaders. The three will be speaking at the show about their projects and their vision of design going-forward.