IKEA Art Event returns again this year to the delight of all art and furnishing lovers. This time the Swedish giant has given way to eight creatives to reinterpret the carpet, each in its own way.
The artists involved are Virgil Abloh, Chiaozza, Craig Green, Misaki Kawai, Seulgi Lee, Noah Lyon, Filip Pagowski and Supakitch.
Styles and visions very different from each other, from conceptual minimalism to irony and colors. Anyone can find the carpet that represents itself inside this capsule.
The will was to bring the concept of artwork from the wall to the floor... putting it to the mat!
"Art must be accessible, from every point of view, to the majority of people around the world. At IKEA we create art collections simply because we believe in democratic art. According to a common preconception, art is nothing but oil paintings and sculptures.
But why can't we take art and apply it to a rug? IKEA Art Event 2019 revolves around this"
This is what Henrik Most, Creative Leader of IKEA Art Event, says.
Ready to choose your favorite carpet?