Exclusive U.S. Debut of Groundbreaking French Furniture Artist Jacques Jarrige at Valerie Goodman Gallery

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NEW YORK, NY.- Opening October 26th, 2010, acclaimed French Furniture and Lighting artist Jacques Jarrige will exhibit for the first time in the U.S. at Valerie Goodman Gallery, a European 20th Century and Contemporary Decorative Arts gallery located at 315 East 91st Street in New York City. The exhibit will be made up of tables, stools, chandeliers and lighting fixtures which capture the whimsical fantasy of Jarrige’s finest work. Jarrige calls himself an artist-artisan and with skills evocative of Alexandre Noll or Jean Royere, he creates unexpected, unconventional, spirited organic forms with both new and traditional materials such as bronze, aluminum, wood or glass. For this exhibition, Ms. Goodman will recreate Jarrige’s atelier in Paris where bends, curves, shapes and then finishes his distinctive pieces with bright colors, lacquers, inlays, gold leaf or patinas. Jacques Jarrige’s search for balan