David Trubridge will be presenting “Beauty Matters” at the ICFF Talks on May 23rd at 11am. Trubridge will discuss how beauty and art have been so important to the human race since we first ventured out of Africa. “Beauty Matters” will be held at the Talks stage (2971-also called the ICFF Theatre). If you are thinking of attending, please RSVP: beautymattersICFF@wakanine.com
Opening Thursday, May 4th, Rex Ray at Gallery 16 marks the seventh solo exhibition of the artist’s work at Gallery 16 since 1995. This is the first presentation since the artist’s untimely death in 2015.
This retrospective offers a major exhibition of works spanning twenty years of Rex Ray’s prolific career. Artwork never previously displayed—including large scale canvases, prints, and collages—as well as Rex's library style installation of paper collages, entitled Wall of Sound, will be on view at the gallery. Comprised of over 500 cut-paper collages on 8x10 inch sheets, hung end-to-end, Wall of Sound represents eight years of an ongoing project which grew in size between 1996 and 2004.
An opening celebration will be held on Thursday, May 4th from 6 to 9pm to celebrate the work of Rex Ray. Click here for more info.
The hardbound book is a 208 page document of the artists prolific career. It will be available for purchase at the opening event of Rex Ray's seventh solo exhibition of the artist’s work at the Gallery 16 since 1995.
The show runs May 4–June 30. Opening Reception: Thursday, May 4 6pm–9pm. Click here for more details.
This intimate exhibition (May 20 - September 10) places artworks by Swiss-born modernist Paul Klee (1879–1940) alongside dazzling paintings by San Francisco artist and designer Rex Ray (1956–2015). Although separated by both time and place, their works share stunning formal similarities, including an exploration of geometric forms, the use of vibrant color, and playful, organic designs.
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A sneak peak of David Trubridge Studio's two main offerings at Eurolace, Milan: Giant outdoor concept lights and market launch of our new light 'Navicula'.
Redwoods Treewalk and David Trubridge Design have partnered to create an iconic nocturnal tourism experience: the Redwoods Nightlights. Incorporating unique creations from New Zealand world-acclaimed design and sustainability champion David Trubridge; the Nightlights is New Zealand’s first design-led tourism experience.
The new night-time experience will offer visitors and locals the opportunity to explore Rotorua’s majestic Redwood forest under the shroud of darkness; illuminated by Trubridges’ bespoke creations to create an immersive and captivating environment.
Watch as David Trubridge Studio's team of makers construct one of their most time consuming works, Flow Bench. American Ash (chosen for its sustainable credentials) is steamed for a precise duration and laced over shaped Hoop Pine frames. The result is a flowing myriad of lines evoking rivers or hills.
SAMAD Rugs has released two new additions to their eye-catching Rex Ray Collection. Each rug is crafted with the finest wools and hand-knotted in Jaipur India by master weavers. Inspired by fashion, pop culture and mid-century modernist style, Rex Ray’s captivating designs are simply “art for the floor.”
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