See The Verhoeven Twins Modern Exhibit In New York – The whimsical and beautiful artwork from the famous Dutch twins makes you wonder about questions of life, death, and all the possibility bound up within a single moment.
As the conceptual status of the Dutch Design concept, the Verhoeven Twins are famous for their artistic masterpieces that are able to combine the fantastic with the practical.
Born in 1976, the designers’ team believe that the function and form of an object from our everyday life can be turned into the mystical narrative, where the supple feather-light impressions of dreams become real.
“Vanitas of Life” is the new exhibition presented by Dutch designers in the Carpenters Workshop New York Gallery. The exhibit which is their first US solo show with the gallery will be open to the public from November 7th through December 21st.
The modern exhibit features the pair’s borosilicate glass Bubble works and also two iterations of their Lectori Salutem Desk in addition to their iconic Cinderella table.
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The Verhoeven’s Vanitas of Life collection was inspired by the iconic bubble that appears throughout art history as an image of transience, most famously in Chardin’s Soap Bubbles (c. 1733-34). The twins prismatic glass bubbles, made by with borosilicate glass is the most stable and clear glass made by man, look like they might pop at any moment.
The “Vanitas of Life” masterpieces is a combination of art object intersection of and functional sculpture. The design twins were able to transform the abstract into the functional, creating a story that blends elements that society usually separates.
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