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Pierre Chareau

The Jewish Museum, New York


Modern Architecture and Design

Active in interwar Paris, French designer and architect Pierre Chareau is a key figure in the history of 20th-century design. His furniture, interiors, building designs and modern art collection will be showcased in the first US exhibition to examine Chareau’s life and work. Read more.

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Maison de Verre (1928-1932), Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet. Photograph © Mark Lyon

Telephone table and La Petite Religieuse table lamp (c. 1924), designed by Pierre Chareau. Private collection

Bust of Pierre Chareau

Bust of Pierre Chareau (1921), Chana Orloff. Ateliers Chana Orloff


La Religieuse floor lamp (c. 1923), designed by Pierre Chareau. Photograph by Ken Collins, image provided by Gallery Vallois America, LLC

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