David Moss

French national treasure sets up shop in Greenwich Village


ANOTHER New York business which has expanded during the recession is Maison Gerard at 43 East 10th Street in Greenwich Village.

Known internationally as the epitome of stylish French Deco and design of the early and mid-20th century Maison Gerard also have an eye for equally stylish contemporary work and from April 25 to May 18 introduce the work of renowned French ceramicist Jean Girel to the US.

Girel, 64, is revered as a national treasure in France and while featured in museums throughout Europe and the Far East is all but unknown to Americans.

That is about to change with this collection of 75 new works demonstrating his unique approach and technique. Made exclusively for Maison Gerard they cost from $2000 to $15,000.

MasterArt - Search now over 15000 works of art from the world's finest art dealers
April 2012
April 2012
Three decades in the business are brought to book
French national treasure sets up shop in Greenwich Village
Monumental sculpture provides the finishing touch to luxury property development
TAMBARAN beats the drum for tribal art with a new American showcase
Berko bring Virtuoso Painters to the Chinese and speak to them in their own language
Asian art dealers who wish they could be in two places at the same time
The Queen of Op Art set to dazzle at museum-class gallery shows
Leading New York art dealer bucks the economic trend with two new five-storey spaces
The Oldie Guard make a stand against the excesses of contemporary art
LAPADA Fair putting on the style in Berkeley Square
The many wiles of Windsor chronicled in landmark exhibition
Mallett make all the right moves as they announce they are back in profit
Robert Aronson mounts a show of the best in Dutch Delftware and remembers his father
TEFAF Maastricht celebrates its Silver Jubilee with a vintage performance and declares it is staying put