Dr Petra Kissling-Koch
Rated 5 out of 5

Famous Women of Modernity - Eileen Gray

Mon, 12.12.2022
19:00 - 20:00
Language
german
The pioneer of modern design
Eileen Gray is one of the most famous women in craft and design history. She breaks with all conventions, remains independent and never joins a personality of modern architecture like Le Corbusier. She is considered a pioneer of modernism and goes her own way professionally, which is not a matter of course in her time as a woman. She criticises the architecture of the avant-garde as too intellectual and soulless and fights for a design with spirit and heart. She designed "E1027", the only house of classical modernism planned and built by a woman alone. Eileen Gray's furniture and architecture have made history.

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