From april 8th to june 4th, Frédéric Ruyant will present “Fracture” serie at Tools Galerie (Paris). Quiet, bright, large openings: the five pieces on display are perfectly domesticated. A dinner table, an occasional table, a console, a vase, a lamp: the names themselves reflect familiar typologies – a little family prevalent in tidy homes. A gathering of furniture and objects the very sound of which suggests an immutable, perhaps obsolescent order. As if they wanted to whisper in our ear and temper emotions of another order.
However much Frédéric Ruyant has devoted these last two years to fascinating yet confidential research work via a sub-contracting agency for firms such as Maison Martin Margiela, Tupperware and Diesel, the year 2010 will mark his reentrance to the columns of certain magazines and journals which will present his projects for the Mobilier National, the Manufacture de Beauvais, Macé/Adform, the Biennial Event at St. Etienne, the Manufacture de Sèvres, Toulemonde Bochart, the Centre Pompidou, and finally as the culminating point, for his own personal exhibition in the autumn at the Tools Gallery. As regards objets d’art, he accommodates EVCT and ENO from the beginning of the year with two entertaining works, quite different in style from the cerebral focus so often promoted in projects such as his Carte Blanche VIA or his emblematic “Furnishings Online”.
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