by Catherine Rivière

The Instant When by Taittinger

The boundless territories of lacquer

Lacquer drips from the tree like gum. Most of Martine Rey’s life as a visual artist has been spent working with this natural and precious material, substrate. Her fascination with lacquer began in Japan but she broke with its traditional decorative use on her return to France, and – still in pursuit of beauty – embarked on a personal and moving series of works that have been exquisitely displayed by the Galerie Sinople* in Paris.

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The boundless territories of lacquer
Catherine Rivière

The When Instant by Taittinger
04 may 2022

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