Hubert Le Gall (b.1961) is a French designer and sculptor.Read More
Le Gall creates poetic and functional furniture. He plays on shapes, light and colours by combining unusual ideas and working with various materials such as wood, glass, resin or ceramics. Bronze remains his favourite material. He works with many interior designers including Jacques Garcia, Caroline Sarkozy and Peter Marino for whom he has created several pieces that decorate Dior boutiques.
Many of his creations are present in the permanent collections of French and international museums such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal (Quebec) and the Musée "La piscine" in Roubaix. He has carried out several projects for national furniture and several French embassies abroad.
In 2014 and 2015, he followed up with a retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Riom (catalogue) and a solo exhibition at the Château Borély in Marseille. In 2015, he collaborated with some of the biggest names in luxury goods. For Hermès as artistic director of the travelling exhibition Wanderland. He also worked for Ruinart, which commissioned a series of sculptures entitled glass calendar on the theme of champagne. Hubert Le Gall. Une fantaisie grecque, his upcoming solo exhibition presented by the Centre des monuments nationaux is scheduled from May to September 2020 at la villa Kérylos, France.
Since 2002, Hubert le Gall has been working as a scenographer for France's largest museums in parallel with his work as a plastic artist. He is responsible for the Claude Monet exhibition at the Grand Palais and the Pierre Bonnard exhibition at the Musée d' Orsay.
Text courtesy Dumonteil Contemporary.