With the aim of democratizing art and making it accessible to all IKEAThis year the Art Event Collection tradition continues as well. The collection transforms works of art into functional everyday objects. Collaborating artworks in this year’s collection are Daniel Arsham, Sabine Marcelis, Humans Since 1982, Gelchop, and Stefan Marx.
Swedish furniture giant, working with artists from all over the world. IKEA Art Event CollectionHe implemented the first of those in 2015. The goal of the project is to celebrate works of art through design. For the series, which took place for the sixth time this year, IKEA once again invited artists from different countries and from different backgrounds.
According to IKEA, the idea that art is part of high-level culture and design is part of mass culture is no longer valid.
Henrik Most, the creative leader of the IKEA art event, explains: “We prefer to work with different artists from around the world to reflect diversity in art and design. We want to show that being an artist or designer does not mean that you have to stay in one lane, you can work in different fields and this new movement has a profound impact both on the design scene and on art today.
The collection consists of 10 home furnishings that show respect for creativity and functionality. Pieces; Sabine marcelisLighting pieces, which are considered wall decoration, Daniel ArshamWall Clock, GelchopAllen key themed table lamp and lantern, Stefan marxvases and Humans since 1982We can list it as wall decorations made from drone sculptures.
Each piece in the collection has a practical function and is also an art object. According to IKEA, the idea that art is part of high-level culture and design is part of mass culture is no longer valid. The two work wonderfully together and this is where the magic happens the most. The parts will be available online in April 2021 in IKEA stores around the world.