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African Forms in the Furniture of Pierre Legrain

August 16, 1998 – November 29, 1998

African Art Museum
950 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: Point of View Gallery, Sublevel 1

This exhibition explores the influence African chairs and stools had on the work of French artist Pierre Legrain (1889-1929), who is credited as one of the founders of the Art Deco style. Legrain created furniture for Jacques Doucet, a collector of African art.

Online exhibition