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05/27/2014

New & Noteworthy from
FRG Objects & Design Gallery

Scroll through our latest newsletter and be sure to stop in to the gallery at 217 Warren Street (2nd Floor) in Hudson to say hello! Rick_Gillette_FRG_OBJECTS_DESIGN_LOGO Heading_2 Image 14_10

Finnish glass by RIIHIMAEN LASI, an Italian glass fish by EMPOLI, along with Danish and American glass pieces fill the table. Photo 1-V4 This re-imagined steel work table base, powder coated in a soft shiny silver, is topped by a 35.5" x 78.75" rectangle of half-inch-thick glass with rounded corners. It works as well as a large writing desk as it does to serve dinner for eight.

Vintage glass in strong shapes and colors add jewel like shimmer to minimal monochromatic rooms, whether you are an avid collector or in need of a single vase our curated selection is something to see.

The curved three-legged chrome chair upholstered in midnight blue French faux fur adds great color in a fun shape and is surprisingly comfortable.

The brushed and polished chrome 1970's table lamp is 6" square by 30" tall including the Dior gray linen shade.

A crisp white-lacquered two-drawer side chest, 22" wide,18" deep by 25.5" high is finished front and back providing surface and storage for your living room, bedroom, or any room.

The framed BELKIS AYO'N artwork in black, white and shades of gray adds contrast, mystery and a touch of humor. The untitled piece from 1996 shown is 36.5" by 26". Image 18_v3 This large 1960's dark walnut and white glass breakfront and bar has six storage areas with doors that slide or pop open to contain everything you need for your dining or media room plus you can mix yourself a drink. The top piece is 66" wide, 15.5" deep and 36.5" high, and can be hung on the wall. The base measures 72" wide, 18" deep and 28.5" high - add a piece of white glass to the top and you have a functional sideboard. Image 10_d Constructivist-inspired custom-designed storage by FR GILLETTE.

Modular stacked wood containers arranged to suit your needs add an architectural element to any room. The unit design can be fashioned to stand free to define a space or against a wall where space is limited. The white-painted unit pictured is approximately 5' wide and 10' high with mirrored doors, sliding panels and open display areas. It can be configured to hide your media or display a flat-screen TV. We have also done versions in wood veneer, wall covering or wallpaper to match a room so it will virtually disappear.

The "Evocative" pendant lighting fixture is another FR Gillette design that can be customized in terms of shape, size and number of lights. The one pictured is 60" from ceiling to tip, the ceiling plate measures 12" in diameter. This design is primarily handmade and can be fabricated in a variety of metals or endless paint color choices. Each pendant, sconce or floor lamp we create becomes uniquely yours.

The large 15.5" white glass dish decorated in a black and gold apple & pear pattern is by GEORGES BRIARD. Image 11_5 The "Hazel" dining table is named after the client it was originally designed for. The base is made of 1" square solid steel 22" wide by 78" long and 28" high with a recycled 1" thick marble top, 26" wide by 84" long. A matching marble rectangle stands vertically within the rectangular steel leg. This table design has endless possibilities: base size or shape can be adjusted to suit your needs. Tops in stone, glass, wood or lacquer are all up for discussion. To-edit4 This beautifully re-imagined black-lacquered bar with a white glass diamond door detail is 48" wide by 39.5" high by 17" deep. It has a bar section with a drop-down work surface and two storage sections, one with tambour doors. Image 1_5 "Kimono", 2013 mixed media on canvas 54" by 67" by JOSEPH CONRAD-FERM Kerry-2 Black leather, sterling silver, hand-hammered bronze and black onyx, 1" cuff. Black leather, and sterling silver, hand hammered bronze and black star diopside 1 5/8" cuff by KERRY MACBRIDE - UPDATE 10/27: This piece has been sold Kerry-Necklace-1 A Chinese turquoise, smoky quartz and peridot necklace with a 22kt gold over bronze clasp by KERRY MACBRIDE - UPDATE 10/27: This piece has been sold



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04/10/2014

New & Noteworthy from
FRG Objects & Design Gallery

Spring is finally here friends!

Scroll through our latest newsletter and be sure to stop in to the gallery at 217 Warren Street (2nd Floor) in Hudson to say hello.

Enjoy! Photo3 Joseph Conrad-Ferm's beautiful and striking work remains on view at the gallery. Two new works have been added to the show, one of which is featured in the image below. For more information on the available work, please call 646-483-9109.

Top Image:
1. IT FITS by Joseph Conrad-Ferm, mixed media on canvas, 77.5" x 62.25"
2. ADRIAN PEARSOLL 1950's Arm Chairs, Ebony Finished Wood frame,
Upholstered in Crimson KNOLL fabric
3. Terracotta figure of a woman pulling a sweater over her head,
bearing the impressed monogram GEORGE SNOWDON
4. Custom Floor Lamps in Black from the EVOCATIVE series
5. Table is Travertine with a Sarrinan style base

Bottom Image
1. THE ITALIANS by Joseph Conrad-Ferm, mixed media on canvas, 58" x 54.75"
2. EVOCATIVE Pendant fixture by FR Gillette & Custom Floor Lamps in Black
3. Glamorous White Lacquer AMERICAN of MARTINSVILLE Chest of Drawers

0011_FRG_edited3 I am also very excited to announce an upcoming exhibit featuring
the work of Cuban artist Belkis Ayón... Belkis-2 Belkis Ayón (Havana, 1967-1999) died at the age of thirty-two, leaving behind a body of work of considerable importance for the history of contemporary printmaking.

After months of discussion with the collector I was given the green light to announce that FRG OBJECTS & DESIGN GALLERY will be showing a collection of visionary works rarely seen in the USA by the Cuban artist Belkis Ayón. The print paintings done from 1988-1999 reveal a surprising array of influences. Imagery and narratives from the Afro-Cuban religion Abaku'a and Christian iconography and ceremony illuminate her own personal mythologies. This vision, along with her stunning use of calligraphy on a heroic scale, brought her international acclaim. I cannot give you an opening date at this time but I assure you that the moment that day is set you will know.

Here is an example of this extraordinary work (above):
Siempre vuelvo, 1994 by Belkis Ayón

Stay tuned - I will be announcing the dates for this exhibition very soon!

APRIL'S FEATURED ITEMS Version-1-small The "EVOCATIVE" Pendant fixture 60" from ceiling to tip by FR Gillette
Available by special order in custom colors and various metal finishes
Price upon request 646-483-9109. MacBride1 Antique Amethyst, Lapis, Chinese Turquoise and Antique Glass bead
Necklace with Sterling Silver Clasp. This piece and other beautiful jewelry
by KERRY MACBRIDE is on view now and available for purchase. - UPDATE 10/27: This piece has been sold.
KM-Lamp Travertine "COMET" Lamp by KERRY MACBRIDE
Height 36" including shade
Black Linen shade 17.5" diameter by Trans.LUXE NYC

FRG Objects & Design Gallery
217 Warren Street, Hudson NY

03/13/2014

New at FRG Objects & Design Gallery

217 Warren Street, 2nd Floor

ON VIEW & AVAILABLE NOW

JOSEPH CONRAD-FERM

INTENTUS, 2014 mixed media on canvas 52" x 52" by JOSEPH CONRAD-FERM

Custom Wall Sconce

Custom Wall Sconce from the EVOCATIVE Series by FR Gillette

KERRY MACBRIDE

Black Leather and Sterling Silver Bead Necklace by KERRY MACBRIDE - UPDATE 10/27: This piece has been sold.

Lucite Rocker

Lucite Rocker by Milo Baughman upholstered in Charcoal Gray Alpaca presumably late 1960's
Metallic Gray Lacquer Dresser, L: 73.5" H: 32.75" D: 19", late 1950's by ALBE Fine Furniture
Comet Lamp by KERRY MACBRIDE Black Onyx, H: 35.5" Black Linen Shade by Trans LUXE NYC

JOSEPH CONRAD-FERM

IT FITS, 2013, mixed media on canvas 62.25" x 77.75" by JOSEPH CONRAD-FERM


For more information contact FRG Objects & Design Gallery at
(646) 483-9109 or email [email protected]
or stop by the shop at 217 Warren Street, 2nd Floor, Hudson, NY

Be sure to also visit the gallery on facebook!

03/05/2014

Claus Bolby Wall Sconces at Arenskjold

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Claus Bolby designed spectacular acrylic art lamps in Denmark in 1960's. A former aerodynamics engineer, he designed in a style of reliefs and collage reminiscent of the paintings of the period. His company was phased out in 1995.

These sconces are available at Arenskjold Antiques Art, 605 Warren Street in Hudson, NY. For more information, contact the shop at 518-828-2800 or visit their website www.arenskjold.com.


Top: Pair Orange Wall Sconces by Claus Bolby Danish 1960's 7.5" x 5"
Bottom: Acrylic Blue Sconce by Claus Bolby, 10" x 6"

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12/03/2013

"Supernova" chandelier by Lou Blass

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Metal sculptor Lou Blass, acclaimed for his sculptures, fountains and installations, creates custom lighting and furniture in his design studio. His “Supernova” chandelier shown in Powder-coated white, steel with bronze accents, 20" thick in the body, and 36" in. diameter, is available in custom sizes and finishes.

The entire collection of licensed Lou Blass Sculptures and lighting editions are available in the US exclusively through Ad Lib Antiques & Interiors, 522 Warren Street in Hudson, NY. Matching wall lights and table lamps are also available. Chandeliers can be ordered to your specifications, and in most cases color and finish. A consultation with the artist can be arranged and each piece is signed by Mr. Blass.

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11/14/2013

Italian Hanging Light Fixture

Sutter Antiques

Find this Italian hanging light fixture with brass plated carriage at Sutter Antiques, 556 Warren Street in Hudson.

10/02/2013

Custom Chandeliers at Ad Lib Antiques

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A gorgeous photograph of one of Ad Lib Antiques' custom design chandeliers, recently made for a client. Chandeliers can be ordered to your specifications, and in most cases color and finish. For more details, visit the shop at 522 Warren Street in Hudson or call (518) 822-6522.

09/18/2013

A Rare Early Venini Pendant Light

Arenskjold-light

A Rare Early Venini Pendant Light in the Venetian/Moorish Taste; Circa 1920s. Height: 44" Diameter: 11"

Find it at Arenskjold Antiques Art, 605 Warren Street in Hudson.

08/08/2013

Aubergine Vistosi Murano Chandelier

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Multi color and multi technique Italian chandelier. Five tiers of 36 hand crafted round disks. New chromed metal structure. Find it at Skalar Modern, 438 1/2 Warren Street in Hudson.

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09/28/2012

recent additions @ Regan & Smith Antiques

some new finds at Regan & Smith include a 1950's classic modern Paul McCobb ebonized cabinet with grasscloth doors - a rare 1970's Italian chrome light fixture by Max Sauze for Sciolari - and a set of four vintage 1960 rosewood chairs by Hans Brattrud in mint condition..... new inventory added every week @ Regan & Smith Antiques

Mccobb cabinet

Max sauze fixture

 

Hans brattrud chairs