La Galerie Nationale is a gallery specialized in Original Art furniture made by top designers representing the 20th century. The twentieth century, one of the most prolific periods in design, the birthplace of generations of extraordinary designers handling all the Art forms, mastering new material while still managing the feat of making them useful and usable. Few of these original items still exist. La Galerie Nationale is promoting these outstanding designers and offers these exceptional objects to collectors. With twenty years of experience in France and Europe, the gallery have a representative gallery in Dubai at Alserkal Avenue.
La Galerie Nationale primarily focus on bringing a selection of finest vintage 20th century objects to the UAE market. Such pieces, although limited in numbers, are painstakingly sourced and, when necessary, restored so that each piece will embody the vision of the designer & the spirit of life during this period.
For 2013 the gallery decides to promote 20th century design alongside contemporary works to underscore the link between past and present and respond to the evolving tastes of the marketplace. Central to the new designers will be Helidon Xhixha, best known for his style of experimenting with Murano glass and stainless steel.
Additionally, La Galerie Nationale exhibits works by acclaimed Iraqi artist Sarmad Al-Mussawi, talented Lebanese architect Fadi Sarieddine, new emerging designer Philippe Bresson whose four distinctive and exclusive designs represent his Middle Eastern debut and Arnaud Rivieren sculptor and now designer.
Since opening the gallery, they have cemented their position amongst art collectors, connoisseurs & enthusiasts and has grown to be considered as the authority of genuine design in the Middle East. The decision to showcase a broad variety of works highlights the gallery’s maturing presence in the Middle East, and offers an opportunity to set the stage for the latest design trends and vintage offerings.