REVOLT OF THE SAGE CURATED BY SIMON MORETTI AND CRAIG BURNETT 24 NOVEMBER - 21 JANUARY 2017 AT BLAIN |SOUTHERN 

Revolt of the Sage is an exhibition featuring sixteen artists that takes its title from a work by Giorgio de Chirico painted in 1916.

Selected curated pieces reflect a ‘metaphysical interior’, crowded pictorial spaces overflowing with ephemeral things. Picking up on de Chirico’s vision of a ‘metaphysical interior’, Revolt of the Sage gathers a range of artists who use collage, juxtaposition, fragments, framing devices and layered imagery to explore ruptures in time and the alluring mysteries of the everyday. 

Andree Cooke is proud to announce that a selection of works by Simon Moretti, developed with her, will be on show at this exhibition. For private studio visits or exhibition tours please contact cookeandree@gmail.com

Pictured: Paloma Varga Weisz, Woman, boarded, 2015, Courtesy of the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London

 

BLUEPRINT AWARDS 2016
Andrée Cooke UK shortlisted in Best Non-Public Project Commercial for Spring Studios + Spring Place, New York, USA

Andrée Cooke's interior curation project, Spring Studios NY is a 150,000 sq ft events space and fashion photography facility opened in 2015. The Studios spread across three floors, where Cooke was hired to furnish 5 VIP suites, 7 high-end meeting rooms and lounge areas with 70 art works and 255 furniture pieces. The clients' brief focused on specific eras of furniture they personally liked; 1950s French, 1970s Brazilian and mid-century Scandinavian; combined with a ‘brutalist’ feeling as well as high-end luxury and comfort. Cooke worked closely with Mark Loy, Spring Studios CEO, to create the aesthetic for the studios, which combines bespoke contemporary design pieces with vintage furniture and newly commissioned art works.  

Housed in the same building as Spring Studios, Spring Place (its sister company),  is a new collaborative workspace and social membership club opened in June 2016. 
Cooke curated the interior furniture look for the company extending the previous brief to provide over 300 vintage and contemporary edition furniture pieces, rugs and lighting for the 130,000 sq ft interior. She curated 8 lounge areas, including a music room, and sunken living room, 2 large dining rooms, a communal workspace, which includes a unique commission by Martino Gamper, reception areas, 9 executive suites, conference rooms and boardrooms. Distinctive of her unique style Cooke combined stunning new commissions by Makina and Sam Orlando Miller with high-end vintage pieces.
 
Cooke worked on this project with a team of vintage specialists including Nicholas Chandor; on the conceptual design development with Paul Crofts and interior architect and designer Antonio Di Oronzo from Bluarch. 


 

 

DESIGNERS ALICE CICOLINI AND MELANIE GEORGACOPOULOS IN CONVERSATION AT MORTON'S ON 20 SEPTEMBER 2016

Andrée Cooke is joined by fine jewellery designers Alice Cicolini and Melanie Georgacopoulos to talk about their stunning new collaboration being debuted in London this Autumn at Morton's. 

Known for their unique iconic styles, Melanie Georgacopoulos and Alice Cicolini, leading designers in the UK jewellery scene, have produced a series of necklaces using the distinctive characteristics of 3D technology as a starting point for creativity.  
Alice Cicolini has created two necklace, one necklace in silver, maple and 3D printed porcelain, and the second in stratified ABS & SLA plastic. 
Melanie Georgacopoulos creates a limited edition necklace made completely in ABS plastic, which references classic pearl and diamond jewellery. The concept behind these necklaces is to create pieces that could not be made with traditional techniques, which bring together elements of fine jewellery and product design, questioning the relationship between the machine and the hand in relation to 3D technology.


 

 

NEW LINDER WORK AT  BRITISH ART SHOW 2015

Having introduced Linder to Dovecot Studios in 2013 the resulting collaboration  
 Diagrams of Love: Marriage of Eyes will feature in the British Art Show 2015, opening in Leeds City Arts Gallery from 9th October. 

Northern Ballet Performance, incorporating Diagrams of Love: Marriage of Eyes in Children of the Mantic Stain, Broderick Hall, Leeds City Museum, 20 November 2015

Image credit
Linder Sterling, Diagrams of Love: Marriage of Eyes (detail), 2015, rug created at Dovecot Tapestry Studio with Jonathan Cleaver, Vana Coleman and Dennis Reinmüller, image courtesy Dovecot Tapestry Studio, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, photo credit Michael Wolchover.

 

 

 

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SPRING STUDIOS NYC

Featured in Wallpaper Magazine September 2015

 

CHALAYAN FIRST EVER STORE OPENS       BOURDON STREET W1K 3PA

CHALAYAN are delighted to announce that the brand, under owner and Creative Director Hussein Chalayan MBE, will open their first ever London store in August 2015. The store will showcase CHALAYAN women’s and men’s ready-to-wear lines and be a cultural hub of events and happenings. 
The brand celebrates 21 years in business in 2015 and is to this day designed and creatively directed by Hussein Chalayan, who was named by the Wall street Journal as ‘an influencer who influences the influencers’ and by Time as one of the top 100 fashion icons of all time. His eponymous label is renowned globally for its innovative creations which bridge the gap between fashion, design and technology. 

          

          

 

HUSSEIN CHALAYAN
GRAVITY FATIGUE AT SADLER’S WELLS

Wednesday 28 – Saturday 31 October 2015

Directed and designed by Chalayan working with choreographer Damien Jalet. 
In his first theatrical work, Chalayan combines the visual creativity of his designs and concepts with contemporary dance to bring to life a transformational imaginary world. Working with award-winning choreographer Damien Jalet, the production takes its inspiration from themes of identity and displacement.