This summer, Maison Gerard was delighted to contribute furniture to She Then Turned Away, an exhibition curated by James Salomon Carol Corey Fine Art in Kent, Ct. The show was based on a short story written by Salomon—and the protagonist’s living room was recreated within the gallery.
"After a good moment, she began to turn her head slowly around the room. The furniture, the paintings, the objects… each piece was deeply embedded into her worldliness, her many lives. Objects sometimes keep us warm with the memories that glow within...” To read the full story, click anywhere on the text of this paragraph
Artist List (in formation):
ALDUS, Alexis Rockman, Anna Condo, Barry Blitt, Bill Jensen, Cynthia Wick, Donald Baechler, Dozier Bell, Fitzhugh Karol, John Gordon Gauld, Kara Walker, Mark Mennin, Matthias Meyer, Ned Smyth, Nicholas Howey, Peter Gerakaris, Richard Pasquarelli, Robert Wilson, Roz Chast, Tim Nighswander, Tina Scepanovic,
Toni Ross, and William Stuart.
About James Salomon:
James Salomon got his start in the art world with Mary Boone Gallery from 1999 to 2009. In 2005 he simultaneously opened Salomon Contemporary Warehouse in East Hampton, NY, a summer exhibition space dedicated to regional and international artists. He continued his program from 2010 to 2016 as Salomon Contemporary Gallery in Chelsea. He has curated in the Connecticut / Berkshire region with 3 exhibitions at the Judy Black Memorial Parks and Gardens in Washington Depot in 2016-2017, then an outdoor sculpture exhibition at the Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, MA, in 2018. Salomon has collaborated with Maison Gerard on several projects, since their first at Art Dubai in 2008. He occasionally writes and takes photographs for art and lifestyle publications like Artnet, Galerie, Whitehot Magazine for Contemporary Art, XIBT Magazine, and C&G Publications.