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A talented designer, renowned decorator and avant-garde architect, the Irishwoman Eileen Gray has left her mark on the world of design. Recognized artist but less known than his counterparts like Le Corbusier or Mies Van Der Rohe, she has by her own means integrate this mainly male world. An exhibition retracing his work is dedicated to him at the Center Pompidou, until May 20. An opportunity to discover or rediscover his exceptional work. A first in France! Through a selection of pieces of furniture, photographs, models, unpublished documents that cross Art Deco and modern movement, you will discover a singular selection that sheds light on the artist's journey and work. A painter by training, Eileen Gray is a self-taught artist who initially worked mainly in lacquer. Curious and close to everything, she switches to furniture and draws inspiration from Cubism to design her objects. Modern above all, she strives to ensure that her creations respond to everyday concerns and always make simple and functional furniture. A late architect, villa E1027 in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in 1926 remains a masterpiece, classified as a historic monument in 2000. Practical information : Center Pompidou Galerie 2 75191 Paris cedex 04 Tel: 01 44 78 12 33 Metro Hôtel de Ville, Rambuteau Opening hours: Exhibition open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., except Tuesday