The Gilded Owl is pleased to present voukenas petrides, our first show of the Spring on April 6th, 2019. Furniture designer Andreas Voukenas and architect Steven Petrides have created a group of six new plaster and metal sculptures (chairs, tables and lamps) as well as two new open wire mesh sculptures (a coffee table and console table) on-site in a house in Hudson, NY. The pieces were fabricated over the course of one month and then finished and sealed in the gallery. The new works explore tear and organic shapes that are inherent to the metal lathe sub structure and then layers of plaser are applied to give them strength and form.
The new steel wire mesh sculptures are masterfully sewn together and reinforced internally to give structure to the open forms. The end results interplay with light and shadow against the wall while at the same time become functional furniture pieces.
Voukenas Petrides is a design studio based in New York and Athens. Furniture designer Andreas Voukenas and architect Steven Petrides combine their talents to produce poetic furniture designs for the home and office. Greek Andreas Voukenas holds a bachelors degree in interior architecture and product design from the Athens University of Applied Science. American Steven Petrides holds a master of architecture from Columbia University. Their diverse portfolio includes stools, side tables, chairs, and installations. Each furniture piece is hand fabricated and finished in their Athens workshop. Their timeless designs reflect Steven’s interest in structure, materiality, light, and space, making each design a work of art. Their design objects are functional and inspirational in their ability to test the laws of gravity, balance, cantilever, and even the infinite. Andreas and Steven live and work in New York and Athens where they operate their design workshop.
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voukenas petrides @hudson will be on view through June 2019 at our 318 Warren Street location.
We opened our current show Paul Jacobsen “In Through the Outside” and Berlin Deko, a collection of furniture, lighting and objects by German architects from 1910 to 1930 this week with a stellar turnout and the installation will be on view through November 18th in our 105 Warren Street gallery.
The Gilded Owl is pleased to announce it’s latest exhibition “THE ANATOMY OF A ROOM” in Hudson, NY.
This group show features works by master craftsmen Peter Superti, Ron Arad, Vico Magistretti, and Frederick McSwain and Brad Ascalon. The main gallery will feature a collection of pairs of chairs from 1920-1980 as well as artwork by Karl Klingbiel and Margaret Evangeline. In the other ancillary spaces table top pieces by Tommi Parzinger, Steven Holl, and Michael Graves are shown with Syliva Jaffe and Cole Italia and works by photographer Mick Rock and artwork by Sharon Brant.
And we are thrilled to present new work by jewelry designer and sculptor Jessica Carroll.
Opening November 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
THE MYSTERY OF BEAUTY “IL MISTERO DELLA BELLEZZA / WORKS BY INDIA EVANS & ROOMS INSPIRED BY CARLO MOLLINO
On February 27th THE GILDED OWL opened it’s fourth show The Mystery of Beauty “Il Mistero della Bellezza” in Hudson, New York.
On Saturday November 22nd THE GILDED OWL gallery officially opened at 105 Warren Street in Hudson, NY. After exactly one year of renovation and construction Elizabeth Moore and I welcomed over one hundred and eighty five guests to celebrate our inaugural show in the 1785 Federal style house that is a now home to a realized version of our design, art, fashion and music journal. The brilliant Hudson based photographer Tomm Roesch documented our preparations and was on hand with us to capture the opening with his thoughtful eye. Thank you to all who made the journey to our beautiful new gallery and here’s a glimpse into THE GILDED OWL.
I first discovered Fromental in 2006 when I was working on a house in Alabama and wanted something special and unusual for a powder room. We were looking at different plaster finishes and hand troweled surfaces but once we saw the intricately embroidered wallpaper called Peace Blossom from Fromental we were sold.
On Thursday, March 7th Bernd Goeckler will host a book signing of the fantastic new publication Fontana Arte by Franco Deboni. The results of a lifetime of collecting lighting, furniture and objects from the famed glass company and three years of writing and assembling these incredible works, Deboni’s book is truly something extraordinary and the most complete document on the companies history and it’s three primary directors.