. the Concept
Artist and designer GGrippo has been working in fashion, installation art and photography since the early 80's in Argentina. After working in Europe they moved to NYC and progressively produced several platforms to show their own work as well the work of creators from all over the world: Fashionlab, Firstop, nydesignroom.
GGrippo's art and design work has been shown across numerous design shows, galleries and museums in South America, the USA, Asia and Europe, including: Downtown Design, White Columns, PS1, Vienna Museums Quartier, Museum of Latin American Art of BA, DrapArt and MOMA. Throughout many years they have collaborated with other contemporary artists and performers creating original costumes, installations and environments.
GGrippo art + design, their current work-exhibition space in Brooklyn has continued being at the leading edge of sustainable design in New York since it opened in Brooklyn in 2011.
Eco sensitivity, ethical manufacturing and pioneering the arts are at the core of their values and guide the product selection for the gallery.
The space features the work of kind-minded artists from many places around the world, all hand-made pieces that have found each other and co-habit within a common aesthetic and lifestyle approach.
The space itself has an aura that calls the creative for inspiration while attracting customers to shop and experience the “workshop in a store” concept.
GGrippo art+design is housed in a new green building designed by Loadingdock5 architecture.
GGripposhop, the online shop was created to offer for purchase a curated selection of the original products they carry in their Brooklyn flagship store, as well as aglimpse into the different modalities that they offer to re-connect with others.
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