House of Voltaire
House of Voltaire takes the form of a temporary shop selling a diverse selection of works, limited editions and original pieces by leading contemporary artists and designers in support of Studio Voltaire.
House of Voltaire 2012 at Jonathan Viner Gallery, London
House of Voltaire 2010 at Rupert Sanderson, London
House of Voltaire draws inspiration from the concept of fashion ateliers as well as artist’s shops, most notably Keith Haring’s Pop Shop and the Bloomsbury Group’s Omega Workshops. The shop sell works by both established and emerging artists, many of whom have been previously supported by Studio Voltaire. Participating artists and designers have included Tomma Abts, Phyllida Barlow, Pablo Bronstein, Jeremy Deller, Martino Gamper, Mark Leckey, Jim Lambie, Linder & Richard Nicoll, Peter Jensen & Laurie Simmons, Elizabeth Price, Anselm Reyle, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rosemarie Trockel, Simon Starling and Francis Upritchard & Peter Pilotto.
The shop's inaugural outing was hosted by Rupert Sanderson in 2010, followed by Jonathan Viner Gallery in 2012. House of Voltaire's design has been developed in collaboration with 6a architects, Simon Jones & Jack Neville and A practice for everyday life.
House of Voltaire's major partners have included Arts Council England, London; ArtReview; The Club at The Ivy; Fiorucci Art Trust; Outset Fund for Contemporary Art; Perrier Jouet; Rupert Sanderson; Simone; sketch and Jonathan Viner Gallery.
House of Voltaire editions and products are available for purchase online, please click here.
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