Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Greetings from the Venice Biennale

As you can guess from the Jean-Marc Fray instagram, we are on one of many shopping trips in Venice. Our first stop is the famous Venice Biennale. It’s our place to be inspired before we procure antiques for the gallery
ABOUT THE BIENNALE: 
For more than a century, the Venice Biennale has been an international exhibition for contemporary works of art. The exhibit this year is The World’s Futures and was curated by Okwui Enwezor. There are pieces from over 136 artists representing 53 countries. 
We spent majority of our time in the Arsenale roaming, and our iPhones are full of avant-garde images from inspiring artists. We thought we’d share a few with you here. Enjoy!
Jean-Marc touring The Central Exhibition 

My Epidemic (Small Bad Blood Opera), 2015 by Lili Reynaud Dewar

The Knowledge Throne, 2014 by Goncalo Mabundo featuring thrones made completely of weapons.

Singolo Bound, Terry Adkins 2000

Please check back here soon for more snapshots of our adventures in antique buying!

Posted by Jean-Marc Fray French Antiques at 04:48:00 PM
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Monday, June 15, 2015

New Shipment Arrived!

Look out Austin — our newest shipment has arrived! You can expect to see more fabulous French antiques, vintage finds, and Murano glass lighting streaming into our gallery in the next few weeks.
“Utah II” by Marissa Starr hangs above an Art Deco console, Murano glass lamps, and vintage accessories.

In search of a specific piece? Give us a call (512-457-0077) or shoot us an email, and we can give you a sneak peek. Make sure to keep an eye on our new arrivals, or sign up to our email list to get  photos delivered to your inbox!
Posted by Jean-Marc Fray French Antiques at 04:15:00 PM
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