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July 8, 2021
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The alpine summer edition of the first traveling showcase for art and design will feature the best pieces, designers and artists from a group of galleries at the top of their fields in NOMAD ST. MORITZ.

Known for its unique position at the intersection of design and contemporary art, this edition of NOMAD will also feature the NOMAD YESMAD exhibition, curated by Kenny Schachter.

The sumptuous, historic surroundings of the Chesa Planta, Samedan is the venue for the NOMAD ST.MORITZ 2021 EDITION, where exceptional design pieces both modern and contemporary, are presented together with specially curated art pieces.

NOMAD ST. MORITZ - Chesa Planta
The sumptuous, historic surroundings of the Chesa Planta, Samedan is the venue for the NOMAD ST.MORITZ 2021 EDITION – ©Filippo Bamberghi

A select roster of galleries

From Rio de Janeiro, Mercado Moderno will showcase the works of Ines Schertel – one of the most solid names of Brazilian contemporary production; while Galleria Rossella Colombari from Milan will celebrate mountain leisure from the 1950s with pieces from design icons such as Mario Gottardi, Carlo Hauner, and Ignazio Gardella. These are just two of NOMAD’s roster of renowned collectible design and contemporary art galleries whose pieces will be on show at Chesa Planta.

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NOMAD ST. MORITZ - Galleria Rossella Colombari
Galleria Rossella Colombari from Milan will celebrate mountain leisure from the 1950s with pieces from design icons – Image Courtesy of NOMAD CIRCLE

Unique collaborations, specially for NOMAD

As well as an impressive list of international collectible design and art galleries NOMAD ST.MORITZ is thrilled to be presenting a series of exciting SPECIAL PROJECTS, to be seen for the first time this July.

CHRISTO. WRAPPED FURNITURE AND OBJECTS: 1961-1963. Zuecca Projects, a nonprofit cultural organization, and curator Christopher Taylor are bringing to NOMAD this truly remarkable and timely exhibition of wrapped furniture by artist Christo. All sales will contribute to the realization of the artist’s final project L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, a temporary artwork for Paris (September 2021).

NOMAD ST. MORITZ - Zuecca Projects Christo
Zuecca Projects and curator Christopher Taylor are bringing to NOMAD a truly remarkable and timely exhibition of wrapped furniture by artist Christo – ©Wolfgang Volz

YALI Glass, which represents a new generation of master glassblowers, has teamed with jewellery designer Antonia Miletto to create a uniquely Venetian collaboration. Milan-based design brand Design Editions will be reimagining materiality with limited edition pieces by Keiji Takeuchi, Mikal Harrsen, and Studio Charlie.

Iwan Maktabi, a leading Beirut-based carpet gallery, will bring a collective project featuring three women designers from Lebanon: Rumi Dalle, Hala Matta and Roula Salamoun. In addition, an exclusive collaboration will be seen with fashion house Loro Piana’s sensuous interiors and the Palm Duet Chaise Longue, a never-seen-before piece designed by Raphael Navot.

Invigorated by an increased presence of contemporary art, St.Moritz will also see the NOMAD YESMAD exhibition curated by New York-based artist, collector, curator, writer, lecturer, and dealer Kenny Schachter in collaboration with a selection of galleries in the Engadin Valley.

NOMAD ST. MORITZ - Volumnia Lady Zanuso
Volumnia presents this charming pair of Lady armchairs designed by Marco Zanuso for Arflex – Image Courtesy of NOMAD CIRCLE

Breaking news: NOMAD announces its first collaboration with Christie’s

Responding to the continuing special circumstances of this year, NOMAD has joined forces with world-leading auction house CHRISTIE’S in order to give the guests, clients, and galleries an outstanding digital and physical experience, rich with content and access to a new public of collectors.

To create a new experience for the visitor, NOMAD will host a parallel St. Moritz edition this summer. The digital event will take place online on 8-18th July and dates for a physical event at Christie’s in London will be announced shortly.

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NOMAD ST. MORITZ - Clearing Gallery
NOMAD has joined forces with auction house CHRISTIE’S in order to give the guests, clients, and galleries a digital and physical experience – Image Courtesy of NOMAD CIRCLE
NOMAD ST. MORITZ - Galleria Rossella Colombari Vasi Marras
Among the pieces presented by Galleria Rossella Colombari are the ceramic vases from artist Antonio Marras – Image Courtesy of NOMAD CIRCLE
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