Working with cardboard, paper, and other prosaic materials, the Congolese sculptor Bodys Isek Kingelez constructed fantastical, elaborate models of imaginary cities, such as this one, titled Sète en 3009. The artist, who died in 2015, will receive his first full retrospective, at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, opening May 26; moma.org. Right:
The Promenade au Faubourg tray by Hermès, crafted from maple with a bridle-leather tab, features a playful depiction of the maze of stairs and hallways inside the legendary firm’s Paris flagship at 24 Faubourg Saint-Honoré; hermes.com. Photo: Left: Pierre Schwartz, Courtesy of Musée international des arts modestes, Sète, France. Right: Courtesy of Hermès.