Mobilier National at Demisch Danant

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Rene Jean Caillette, Trefle Folding Chair, 1981

Demisch Danant has brought an important era in the history of French decorative arts and design to New York City. Mobilier National is the first American exhibition devoted exclusively to the 20th century furniture created under the Mobilier National, an institution of the République Française conceived to decorate the official palaces and residences of the Republic and to promote the highest levels of beauty, originality and technical innovation in French decorative arts and design.

Mobilier National

Alain Richard, Desk Chair, Series AR, 1972

Claude Lalanne, Chaise 'grains de cafe', 1971

The exhibit presents more than 20 rare examples of furniture realized under the historic program between 1964 and 1981. Mobilier National is on view through February 2012 at 542 W 22nd Street in Manhattan.