The decorative pastel world of Marc Camille Chaimowicz has a sumptuous yet muted feel to it. In so-called choreographies, Chaimowicz enacts and subsumes cultural histories and atmospheres in expanded, airy environments where objects, sculptures, and wallpapered walls have ample space to breathe and coexist. Inspired by modern French literature, Chaimowicz is an avid reader of Gide and Proust and has staged several exhibitions centered… Read more
About the artwork
This multiple by Marc Camille Chaimowicz reveals his keen interest in design and melding the decorative with the artistic. Crafting an elegant crystal vase based on an early design from 1989, Chaimowicz here creates "A vessel for the spirit of the times". Instead of acting as a receptacle for flowers, this seductive object holds something far more permanent and yet more elusive—the zeitgeist of our age.