Gallery Selects: By Design
July 5, 2014 through September 27, 2014
PHILADELPHIA- In the main space, Wexler Gallery is honored to present Gallery Selects: By Design. This exhibition will feature a curated collection of high-quality design pieces by important designers from all over the world. Each work has been carefully selected by Lewis Wexler, Sherri Apter Wexler, Melissa Montiel, Nick Lenker and Joy Deibert to present a cohesive and inspirational look at the various materials, processes and concepts that innovative designers and design studios are exploring today. Featured artists will include Philipp Aduatz, Vivian Beer, Wendell Castle, Brian Gladwell, HildenDiaz, Gregory Nangle, Timothy Schreiber and Susan Woods. The show will run from July 5th through September 27th. *A Closing Reception will take place on First Friday, September 5th, from 5 – 8pm.
Encouraging our viewers to explore the possibilities of various mediums and then its applications, our exhibition will present objects that are rooted in historical significance, ambitious design practices and innovative technologies. Functional seating, wall dividers, mirrors and fixtures made from various materials such as glass, wood, stainless steel and other mixed media will be on view. Our staff has selected their personal favorites from this exhibition, and explain why particular pieces in this collection are important from a technical and aesthetic point of view.