Forbes - Carpenters Workshop Gallery And Swiss Bank Lombard Odier Partner For The Venice Biennale

Last week as the Venice Biennale opened its doors for previews, a glamorous cocktail took place at Galleria Giorgio Franchetti Alla Ca’ D’Oro, a late Gothic palazzo located along the Grand Canal that holds an important collection of Medieval art owned by the baron Giorgio Franchetti. There, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, an international art and design gallery with locations in London, Paris, New York, and San Francisco, had commissioned several of the names on its roster, who include Nacho Carbonell, Random International, Maarten Baas, The Verhoeven Twins, Wendell Castle, Michele Lamy, Virgil, Abloh, Rick Owens, and more to add their contemporary touch to the palazzo by adding their own creations to construct a dialogue between them, the Medieval works, and the palazzo’s ornate architecture. The exhibition, which is on view through November 24 and titled Dysfunctional, was made possible in part by Lombard Odier, a family-owned private Swiss bank founded in 1796.

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