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July 23, 2018 @ 10:00 - September 8, 2018 @ 19:00

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Within the 4th edition of the Pop-Up exhibition MOMENTUM, we in collaboration with the art Project TOGETHER (Moscow) rebuilt the atmosphere of the 1920th, when the Bauhaus was founded to unite various disciplines of avant-garde phenomena: art, architecture, sculpture, design.

Thus, we put together photography by renowned Russian-Colombian artist Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev, whose series on wood bonds with photography of 1920th-30th, sculptures by emerging Chech artist

David Kounovsky and famous furniture brands Rubelli and Giorgetti.

Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev

Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev is a well-known Moscow-based photographer.

He was born in 1962 in Moscow into an artistic family.

His father Pedro Clavijo was a Columbian journalist and a radio reporter. His grandfather, Edmundo Clavijo Cubilios, was a well-known Colombian photographer.

Shortly after being graduated from the Moscow State University of Printing Arts, from 1986 till 1992 he worked as the newspaper photographer for such renowned International magazines as «Observator», «Panorama», «Le Figaro», «Hola», «La Vanguardia», «Tribuna d Actualidad», «Antenna Seminal», «Blanco and Negro», «El Tiempo de Viagar».

Since 1991 he becomes a member of the International Federation of Artists, UNESCO.

Since 1999 he is a member of the Union of Photographs of Russia.

In 2012 the artworks of Vladimir were exposed in the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow with the exhibition dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of the museum.

Within the exhibition in the Pop-Up Store Momentum Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev shows his series of photographs printed on wood.

In this series he pursuits to reinvent Modern and Avant-garde traditions in photography, but in his own neo-romantic way applying new technologies.

His works from the Eglomise’ series were successfully sold at the Phillips Auction in New York in 2008.

Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev exhibits his works all-over the world:

– Russian Post Modernism Nostalgia exhibition – 2003, New York, U.S.

– Exhibition at the LUMIERE photography centre – 2003, Moscow, Russia.

– Exhibition at the HAY HILL gallery – 2004, London.

– Exhibition within the framework of the Russian Nights festival at the Art Hall of the Pacific Design Center- 2004, Los Angeles, California

– The Moscow Romanticism exhibition at the Wisconsin University Art Gallery – 2005, U.S.

– Personal exhibition at the Grand Hayat Hotel gallery – 2005, Dubai, Arab Emirates.

– Exhibition at the Grossman Gallery, Williams Visual Arts Buildings – 2005, Easton, Penn.

– Personal exhibition within the framework of the Russian Movie Week in Paris, Paris-Art-Moscow – 2005, Espace Cardin, Paris.

David Kounovsky 

David Kounovsky is an emerging promising Chech artist. David was born in Prague in 1983.

In 2011 he moved to Milan, where he worked in tourism and fashion industries, as well as an interior designer.

His perfectly balanced sculptural compositions recall tendencies of the Avant-garde of the beginning of the 20th cebtury, while being absolutely unique and contemporary.

David works in resin and bronze. He pushes the boundaries of these materials, by utilising stainless steel frame, which helps him to play with the form and to achieve visibly fragile and very thin conjunctions.

David currently lives and works in Prague.


The philosophy of the famous furniture brand Rubelli refers to the path of iconic Italian design but with totally contemporary flavour.

The Rubelli historical archive, housed in Ca’ Pisani Rubelli, is a collection of over 6000 textile records which can be dated from the end of the fifteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. The collection was begun in the second half of the nineteenth century, as the company was being set up and at a time when Venice was undergoing a cultural and economic recovery aimed at reviving traditional crafts, fully in line with the eclectic and revivalist trend in Europe.

For more than one hundred years the collection expanded considerably with the addition of important textile documentation and includes today not only European fabrics but also specimens from the East, Africa and the Americas. The collection also carefully conserves examples from original and historic Rubelli production, including the velvet made for the royal family in the early twentieth century and a number of fabrics produced through a creative partnership with famous artists, architects and designers such as Vittorio Zecchin, Guido Cadorin, Giò Ponti and Alfredo Carnelutti.

The tradition of Giorgetti goes back to more than 100 years ago when it started its activity in Brianza and it still forges ahead with innovation, conserving the patrimony of its experience in cabinet making.


The uniqueness of Giorgetti lies in its capacity to make quality and innovation parts of its life.

A Giorgetti ambient never appears as an aseptic space, devoid of personality, on the contrary it transpires elegance, sobriety and decisiveness. Its furnishing style can be immediately identified and defined as ‘the Giorgetti style’, unique and original, characterised at the source by its atypical uniqueness. These values materialise into products that dismiss the ordinary to create exclusive and versatile solutions, in the respect of a refined and unmistakable character that seduces by the beauty of its contrasts. Thanks to the passion for detail, high intrinsic quality in terms of technology and materials, but also the quality of the design that makes every element unique of its kind, pieces free from formal conventions can be created that exist happily side by side anywhere, cancelling cultural and temporal distances.
The products manufactured by Giorgetti are a prime example of Made and Manufactured in Italy. Starting from design, creativity and style, up to the actual production, the entire production process is entirely made in Italy by highly qualified personnel having great skills in the furniture sector. Giorgetti products are functional and made of long-lasting quality materials and are made with eco-friendly efficient technologies.

The Made in Italy artisan production surpasses the logic of the standard product and guarantees a high level of product customization.


July 23, 2018 @ 10:00
September 8, 2018 @ 19:00
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ART & SPACE Gallery in collaboration with Lungarno Collection and the Art Project TOGETHER (Moscow)


Borgo San Jacopo 50
Florence, Italy
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