French artist Edgar Degas once wrote, “Art is not what you see but what you make others see”. In this collection luxury is in the detail, subtle regional elements and materials reflect a sense of place. With an elegant, architectural approach, each artwork has been selected for its local significance, telling a meaningful story.

Beauty is achieved through the sophisticated palette and contrast of materials; brass, cement, slate, wood, and mirror complement and contradict one another. The play between dark and light, curve, and angle enhance a bold and balanced display.

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EDGY / ARCHITECTURAL / ELEGANT / DARK / LIGHT / CONTEMPORARY / CONTRAST / LAYERED / RESTRAINT / BALANCE
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EDGY / ARCHITECTURAL / ELEGANT / DARK / LIGHT / CONTEMPORARY / CONTRAST / LAYERED / RESTRAINT / BALANCE

Stylish and contemporary, multi-dimensional artwork continues to be a prevalent trend for FBFA in 2017. Pattern and sculpture are taken to a new spatial level, providing environments with an unexpected wow-factor. This collection highlights our curator’s picks for must-see dimensional artists, plus selections recently created by the FBFA Studio Design team.

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Folding and faceted, 3D elements play with light and depth.
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Folding and faceted, 3D elements play with light and depth.

“What interests me most is neither still life nor landscape: it is the human figure” – Henri Matisse. Body and form were central to Matisse’s work, as they are to this collection. From traditional charcoal studies to contemporary metal sculpture, examine and appreciate the classical beauty of the figure.

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Traditional / Gesture / Figure / Line / Form / Posture / Stylized / Nude / Portrait / Study / Classic / Expressive / Strength / Examine / Proportion / Beauty / Life /
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Traditional / Gesture / Figure / Line / Form / Posture / Stylized / Nude / Portrait / Study / Classic / Expressive / Strength / Examine / Proportion / Beauty / Life /