La Galerie Nationale
The Apartment 2
La Galerie Nationale showcases The Apartment 2, an exhibition of artworks and decorative arts from the mid-twentieth century. Fully committed to promoting design, the exhibition set up evolves for Art Week 2017 to include twenty more decorative pieces by famous designers from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s including ceramics, furniture, lights and photographs. Designers and architects represented include Pierre Paulin, Marco Zanuso, Warren Platner, Pierre Guariche, Charlotte Perriand and Mathieu Mategot. Paintings by leading conceptual artists Pierre Soulages, Wassily Kandinsky and Fred Kleinberg will also be on display.
About: La Galerie Nationale is a gallery specialised in original art furniture made by top designers from the twentieth century. One of the most prolific periods in design, the twentieth century was a time of extraordinary designers who mastered new materials and kept utility and function as central concerns. With thirty years of experience in Europe, La Galerie Nationale’s space in Alserkal Avenue brings these outstanding designers to Dubai, offering exceptional and rare objects to collectors.
13 March – 10September 2017
Opening: 13 March 2017
Location: Unit 27, Alserkal Avenue
Open: Saturdays – Thursdays, 11:00 – 19:00
+971(0)4 28 04 652
Set of original Warren Platner 1965 furniture_Painting by Jacques Nestle, 1955, photo copyright Olivia Froudkine, 2017