Exposure and Material inlay Direction Paris, 17-25 November 2012.
The fledgling association The Genius of Contemporary Marquetry (GEMaC),
chaired by the artist Carole Swarcz and involving a large part of the
best French marquetry and many foreign artists managed to win his bet,
meet in a very short period of time a magnificent exhibition of
marquetry with different aspects of this art. All materials were
invited, mainly wood, but also straw, stone, paper, egg shell, bark etc.
The exhibition was held under the sponsorship of two great artists
marketers today, Jean-Claude Devaux and George Vriz, creator of the
famous method that bears his name
The implementation works was entrusted to Antoine Julians, director of
high reputation who designed the layout of the room so that visitors
can admire the works in the best conditions.
800 people attended the opening adorned with the presence of political
and cultural city of Paris, and close to 2000 visitors took advantage
of the wealth of the works and were able to make fruitful cultural
exchanges, and sometimes trade with French artists, but also from
Germany, Hawaii Islands, United States, Italy, Belgium and Switzerland
were able to present their work.
Finally, four vocational schools in the timber also presented the
achievements of students, which is a great hope for the continuity of
what this beautiful art of marquetry.