One lady’s influential contribution to modernism, accomplished via an interesting revival of tapestry

Marie Cuttoli (1879–1973) lived in Algeria and Paris Within the Twenties and picked up the paintings of avant-garde artists corresponding to Georges Braque, Joan Miró, and Pablo Picasso. Within the resulting a long time, she went on to restore the French tapestry custom and to popularize it as a modernist medium. This catalogue strains Cuttoli’s profession, starting along with her paintings in model and interiors underneath her label Myrbor. She due to this fact commissioned artists together with Braque, Le Corbusier, Fernand Léger, Guy Ray, Miró, and Picasso to layout cartoons to be woven at Aubusson, a middle of tapestry manufacturing for the reason that seventeenth century. These days those cartoons—artwork and collages via canonical artists—are ceaselessly understood as independent artistic endeavors, however this catalogue uncovers their unique objective as cloth designs. Fantastically illustrated with hardly ever exhibited works via giants of Eu modernism, Marie Cuttoli unearths the numerous contributions of a wise and visionary lady in addition to the position of the ornamental arts Within the building of the motion.