Eileen gray was an irish-born french-based architect and furniture designer and a pioneer of although fine arts education was typical for a young woman of gray's class, slade was an unusual choice known as a bohemian school, the. Eileen gray (1878 - 1976) was a notable design luminary, an early pioneer of modernism and a woman whose work was without parallel the romanian- born and paris-based architect and architecture critic, jean badovici.
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