Peter Marino exhibition opens in Miami

Photograph by Charles DupratStrips of black leather – a key material in the architect’s outlandish wardrobe – line a room showcasing cast-bronze boxes designed by Marino alongside black and white nude photography. Photograph by Philippe ChancelMarino is best known for his store designs for luxury fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Dior – for which he recently overhauled the interior of its flagship in Tokyo by architects SANAA. Detail from Manolo Yllera, Peter Marino’s Double Portrait, 2013. Zhang Huan, Skull No. Andy Warhol, Human Heart, Circa 1979. Left: Ronnie Cutrone, Leather Biker Jacket, 2010;   middle: Lee Quinones, Leather Biker Jacket, 2010; right:   Nate Lowman, Leather Biker Jacket, 2010. Design Miami 2014: an exhibition opens today at the Bass Museum of Art celebrating the work of flamboyant American architect Peter Marino – the recipient of Design Miami’s inaugural Design Visionary award. Richard Deacon, All Grown Up, 2010. Photograph by Maggie NimkinArchitectural models, renderings and photography are used to demonstrate a selection of the architect’s retail and residential projects, organised by location and by brand. Courtesy Of The Andy Warhol Museum, PittsburghThe final space is dedicated to Marino’s set design work, particularly the stage he created for a production of Christophe Willibald Gluck’s opera Orfeo ed Euridice that took place in his New York home last year. Photograph by Maggie NimkinAcross the upper floor, different sections are dedicated to areas of Marino’s work mixed in with displays of paintings, sculpture and installations in his collection – some of which were commissioned for his retail interiors. 29, 2007. Copyright   2014 Thomas Houseago / Artists Rights Society (Ars), New York /Adagp, Paris. Bronze box by Peter Marino. Rendering courtesy of Peter Marino Architect, PLLC”Peter Marino has been recognised as a pioneer of cross-disciplinary practice, and for the past four decades has been celebrated for his forward-thinking works at the intersection of art, architecture, fashion and creative spatial design,” said Silvia Karman Cubiñá, the museum’s executive director and chief curator. Artwork in Background copyright Damien Hirst And Science Ltd. Courtesy of Jean-Michel Othoniel. Jean-Michel Othoniel, Black Rosaries, 2014. Courtesy of Dominique Lévy GalleryMarino was named Design Miami’s first Design Visionary during the event this week for his work and influence across the different fields of design. Thomas Houseago, Moon Mask (Two Plane), 2011. Guy Limone, Red, Black And Grey-White Tapestry, 2014.

Updated: 06.12.2014 — 05:02