Metz, 23 August 2011, Art Media Agency (AMA).
The Centre–Pompidou–Metz is to host a major retrospective on the Bouroullec brothers from 7 October to 30 July. The exhibition, entitled “Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Bivouac”, will be accompanied by a catalogue and take place in the third gallery of the recent museum.
The retrospective will be curated by Hélène Guenin, deputy–director of the Programme Pole at Centre Pompidou-Metz, and Laurent Le Bon, director of the institution. More than 1,000 m2 will be dedicated to the works, research and models by the young designers.
Ronan was born in 1971 and Erwan in 1976. Respectively graduates of the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts in Cergy-Pontoise, Ronan and Erwan began working together in 1999. They are major figures of today’s French design world and are manufactured by prominent names such as Vitra, Alessi, Ligne Roset and Camper. They have exhibited in numerous institutions including the Design Museum in London, MOCA in Los Angeles, Musuem Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam and La Piscine and Villa Noailles in France.