October 31, 2012
The first pieces of furniture by the artist jeweller Taher Chemirik is presented by Galerie BSL at the coming Design Miami show in early December. It is three sculptural works which combine the strength of a resolutely contemporary style with the superb workmanship of the decorative arts. Every creation is always a unique ?rendez-vous?. A volume, a movement, the surprise given by a material, the brightness of a diamond against a raw mineral, the effect of a stone voluntarily broken among others that are intact? I like the idea of a piece which challenges the space and conventions. For me, beauty is always obvious and amazing, says Taher Chemirik. Over the last twenty years Taher Chemirik has been collaborating with some of the most prestigious fashion labels: Chloé, Hermès, Balenciaga, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Roger Vivier and Loewe.
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