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August 16, 1998 – November 29, 1998
African Art Museum
950 Independence Ave., SW
Location: Point of View Gallery, Sublevel 1
This exhibition explores the influence African chairs and stools had on the work of French artist Pierre Legrain (1889-1929), who is credited as one of the founders of the Art Deco style. Legrain created furniture for Jacques Doucet, a collector of African art.