Cabinet de Curiosites by Thierry Despont
Here at MONC XIII we turn to our favorite books again and again for ideas and inspiration. Here you will find a select group of our favorite new, vintage and one-of-a-kind book sets to add inspiration to your life. Whether it‰۪s decorating, cooking or diving into a novel from one of our favorite authors, these books have the MONC XIII stamp of approval. Conceived and curated by Thierry Despont, Le Cabinet de Curiosities was a unique installation in which contemporary art converged with antiques to create a setting both old-world and otherworldly. An immersive environment of antiquities interspersed with Manolo Valdes‰۪s trompe l‰۪oeil sculptures and Claudio Bravo‰۪s hyperrealist paintings, plus Despont‰۪s Nebula paintings of imaginary celestial orbs and his fantastical sculptural creatures assembled from found objects and tools, all combine to create a multisensory experience evoking a sense of wonder and fantasy.
• 264 pages
• Hard Cover
• Flammarion October 22, 2013