Entre les années 1930 et 1950, la première femme designer de l’histoire aménage en partie la Cité internationale universitaire de Paris. Dans le Pavillon suisse et à la Maison du Brésil, deux chambres témoignent encore de sa créativité inégalée.
Founded in 2012 by Adam Lindemann, Venus Over Manhattan is dedicated to curated exhibitions both historic and contemporary, which cast a unique and often iconoclastic view on the work of established artists or artists whose works have been somewhat overlooked.
A pair of rare and early Charlotte Perriand 'CP1' wall appliques. Typical for the early versions, the lamps have an adjustable shade with a thick black and white glass enamel and a nickel plated fitting. The lamps are from the first apartments of the Arc 1600 ski resort in Les Arcs (1967-69), built by a team of architects, including Perriand.
An exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, in Paris, tracks how, against all odds, Charlotte Perriand became one of the most important architects and designers of the 20th century. By Alice Rawsthorn.
Charlotte Perriand. Revolving Armchair. 1928. Thonet Frères, Paris, France. Chrome-plated tubular steel and leather. 29 3/4 x 22 x 21 1/4" (75.6 x 55.9 x 54 cm), seat h. 21 5/8" (54.9 cm). Gift of Thonet Industries, Inc. 162.1958. Architecture and Design