30 octobre 2020

'From Arts and Crafts to the Bauhaus' at the Vienna Furniture Museum

Is design art? How far does the form follow the function? Elementary, once revolutionary questions that are directly associated with the Bauhaus and that the British Arts and Crafts movement posed 50 years earlier. “From Arts and Crafts to the Bauhaus” thematizes the prehistory of the Bauhaus and integrates it into the Europe-wide emergence of modernism - from Arts and Crafts to the Glasgow School, Viennese Art Nouveau, the German Werkbund and the Dutch group De Stijl to the Weimarer and Dessau Bauhaus. The Bauhaus... [Lire la suite]

09 septembre 2015

The Fleming Collection opens exhibition of works from Aberdeen Art Gallery

J. M. T. Turner (1775-1851), Caerlaverock Castle, c.1832, Watercolour on paper, Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Collections. LONDON.- This Autumn, the Fleming Collection is exhibiting works from Aberdeen Art Gallery which is closed for refurbishment along with the adjoining Cowdray Hall. Aberdeen Art Gallery’s outstanding collection demonstrates the city’s rich cultural heritage. The exhibition includes works by renowned Scottish portrait painters and artists. These include a 17th-century self-portrait... [Lire la suite]