Bob Basset Masks to Feature at Futur Antérieur in Paris

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The Ukrainian studio’s items will be displayed alongside other works by prominent artists selected by the show’s curator Arnauld Pierre to present a vision of the future as it was imagined a hundred years ago.

The Ukrainian studio’s items will be displayed alongside other works by prominent artists selected by the show’s curator Arnauld Pierre to present a vision of the future as it was imagined a hundred years ago.

“The intense fascination for the future revealed by certain past works is reciprocated by the equally intense appeal that these past works have for contemporary artists,” say the exhibition’s organizers.

The artworks belong to a unique genre of retrofuturism, which explores the past artists’ ideas of the future. The naïve visionaries could hardly imagine that decades later their descendants would admire their audacity and try to recreate their dreams through art.

The exhibit will be hosted by Galerie du Jour Agnès B. from April 4 to May 4, 2012.