The Tapestry titled Le Chien Veille, exhibited at Galerie Zlotowski, was conceived by Le Corbusier in 1955 and woven in 2020, in Aubusson by Atelier Bernet, under the control of Fondation Le Corbusier. Le Corbusier's tapestries work under a system of editions: 6 editions + 2 artist proofs. This tapestry is the second artist proof, so the last available. Le Corbusier has realized 31 cartoons between 1936 and 1951. He started tapestries because he was pressed by Marie Cuttoli who asked several artists to make tapestries in the mid-1930’s. Le Corbusier considers tapestries as the mural of modern times. He calls them « Mural-nomad» because we change places so we can carry tapestries in our different houses.
Created in 1998, Galerie Zlotowski has been dedicated to modern art and avant-gardes of the early XXth century since its opening. We furthermore developed an increasing interest towards more recent artists of the second half of the century. The gallery has become an international reference while taking part in the rediscovery of the pictorial work of Le Corbusier and organized many exhibitions dedicated to this multi-faced artist. In 2019, the gallery has loaned several pieces for a major exhibition on Purism for the 50th anniversary of the Tokyo Museum of Western Art, a building designed by Le Corbusier. In 2020, Galerie Zlotowski has participated to an exhibitions dedicated to Le Corbusier’s drawings in Brussels.
Galerie Zlotowski is well-recognized for its commitment to show high quality works and the publishing of catalogues written by the most renowned experts.
Le Corbusier • Sonia Delaunay • Amédée Ozenfant • Auguste Herbin • Zao Wou-Ki • Sheila Hicks