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MARIE CUTTOLI : THE MODERN THREAD FROM MIRÓ TO MAN RAY

MARIE CUTTOLI : THE MODERN THREAD FROM MIRÓ TO MAN RAY
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  • AuthorCindy Kang
  • PublisherYale
  • Date of publicationMars 2020
  • Language(s)English
  • Illustrations100 colour ill.
  • Pages160
  • DescriptionHardback
  • Price (VAT incl.)44.00 €
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Exhibition at The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, 23. February - 10. May, 2020

Marie Cuttoli (1879-1973) lived in Algeria and Paris in the 1920s and collected the work of avant-garde artists such as Georges Braque, Joan Miró, and Pablo Picasso. In the ensuing decades, she went on to revive the French tapestry tradition and to popularize it as a modernist medium.
This catalogue traces Cuttoli's career, beginning with her work in fashion and interiors under her label Myrbor. She subsequently commissioned artists including Braque, Le Corbusier, Fernand Léger, Man Ray, Miró, and Picasso to design cartoons to be woven at Aubusson, a center of tapestry production since the 17th century. Beautifully illustrated with rarely exhibited works by giants of European modernism, this book reveals the significant contributions of a shrewd and visionary woman as well as the role of the decorative arts in the development of the movement.

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20th-century decorative arts and design

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