ROOM ONE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BD BARCELONA PRESENTS

SITTING WITH SALVADOR

Avant-garde and occasionally eccentric pieces

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24 May 16 - 31 Aug 16 | ROOM ONE GALLERY

SITTING WITH SALVADOR

24 May 16 - 31 Aug 16 | ROOM ONE GALLERY

ROOM ONE GALLERY

As part of our collaboration with, Spanish design company, BD Barcelona, we are excited to announce the launch of their first ever UK showroom with a new exhibition entitled Sitting with Salvador.

The launch, which takes place during Clerkenwell Design Week, features a variety of stunning pieces by a number of leading artists and designers, including the Campana Brothers, Färg & Blanche and Christian Zuzunaga.

The centrepiece of the exhibition is undoubtedly the preview of a new Dali chair, Invisible Personage. Based on the Dali painting, Singularities, the chair perfectly captures the surreal tone and searing humanity of the great artist’s work. Designed by artist, BD co-founder and long time collaborator of Dali, Oscar Tusquets Blanca, the chair is fashioned from exquisite Tibetan sheep shearling.

BD first displayed Dali’s work in 1972 and have continued to reproduce his inspired, abstract designs. Many of these, including the elegantly crafted Leda armchair, are on display as part of the exhibition.

This strong avant-garde overtone is continued throughout the rest of the pieces, creating a mood that is sophisticated, energetic and inspiring. Sitting with Salvador provides art lovers and design aficionados alike with an insight into the mind of a great artist and a glimpse into the future of modern design.

For more information about our collaboration with BD Barcelona click here.

Have a look at the launch event video.

ICON

Boasting a collection that includes items by such radicals as Salvador Dalí and Antoni Gaudí, part of its mission statement since its founding in 1972 has been to ‘cultivate beauty, in some cases above function’

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BD Barcelona's works maintain a similar surrealist synergy

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