Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe

May 5, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Alexander Girard was one of the most influential interior and textile designers of the 20th century. Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe is the first major retrospective on Girard’s work, organized by the Vitra Design Museum in Germany. It opens a door to his creative universe and shows his close relationships with contemporaries such as Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, Andy Warhol, Rudi Gernreich, and many others. Featured are Girard’s designs in textiles, furniture, and sculptures, as well as numerous sketches, drawings, and collages never shown before.

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Untitled (Flowers), ca. 1930-1936

Untitled (Yellow Crocus), ca. 1930-1936

Opening of the exhibition Fantasy and Enchantment: Selections from the Girard Foundation Collection

Alexander Girard: Poncho

Alexander Girard: The Nativity

Alexander Girard: Arm Chair

Alexander Girard: Design for matchboxes of the restaurant La Fonda del Sol

Alexander Girard: Miller House

Alexander Girard: New Sun

Alexander Girard: Hand and Dove

Alexander Girard: Daisy Face, Environmental Enrichment Panel

Alexander Girard: Georgia O’Keeffe & Alexander Girard

Alexander Girard: Storage boxes arranged and labeled by Girard

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Alexander Girard: In his studio early 1950s

2-MOIFA-Alexander Girard in his studio early 1950s

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