At Galerie Perrotin Gallery NYC. Ends 28 October 2017
What it is:
A fully hand-embossed 1950's aluminum Maserati (above), AND a "Möbius'ed" motorcycle tire (below) made entirely of stainless steel - are just a couple examples of human + machine perfection in this wide ranging (but low color) show.
Why it matters:
Can you screw up something that's perfect by adding a little extra sparkle? Artist Wim Delvoye has added embellishment on top of perfection... like setting diamonds INTO rubies. It also feels like a "one-upmanship" battle between super-precise new digital technology and the highest skilled artisan hands on the planet. So that's fun.
I just wrote this up for Design Milk (like, I submitted it a couple hours ago, so look for that on the site in a couple days with more images - it was a fun one to photograph).
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