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 novembre 2019

Dayton Art Institute presents exhibition Maker & Muse

DAYTON, OH.- The Dayton Art Institute’s most recent centennial special exhibition, Maker & Muse: Women and Early 20th-Century Art Jewelry, opened October 26 and will be on view through January 19, 2020. This stunning exhibition of more than 200 unique pieces of handcrafted art jewelry celebrates the role of women, both as inspiration and as designers/makers.Featuring exquisite works by renowned artists such as Louis Comfort Tiffany, Charlotte Newman, and René Lalique, Maker & Muse: Women and Early Twentieth Century Art... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2017

Collector Jacques Grange at Sotheby’s Hong Kong 29 September – 2 October

Jacques Grange Portrait © Jérôme Hong Kong - In autumn this year, Sotheby’s will offer property from the collection of Jacques Grange, the French interior designer renowned for his refined and eclectic taste. The sale comprises a mix of modern and contemporary art, 20th century design, photographs, antiques, 19th century drawings and Symbolist works, assembled with erudition, sensitivity and a light touch. Comprising 150 lots, the collection will be offered at auction in Paris on 21 and 22 November. Cécile Verdier, Worldwide... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

‘The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937’ at Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore

Josef Hoffmann, Beaker, 1912, clear glass, etching, corroding, gilding, J & L Lobmeyr, Dm: 6,7 cm, H: 10 cm, MAK © MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. VENICE - With over 300 works, mostly from the collection of the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art in Vienna and from private collections, the exhibition The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937, curated by Rainald Franz, will run from April 18th to July 31st, 2016 on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice. The... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2015

Designer Andrew Gn new apartment on Paris's Right Bank

Gn sits beneath Stephen Sumner's Rather Rother I, 2014. Model wearing Andrew Gn dress and boots. Photo Bjorn Wallander François-Xavier Lalanne's Rhinoceros Bleu, 1981, sits on the living room mantel. Photo Bjorn Wallander For the library, Gn re-covered a 19th-century wingback chair with a vintage leopard-print fabric, found at Paris's Drouot auction house. Andrew Gn gown. Photo Bjorn Wallander In Gn's dining room, Dale Chihuly's Sea Form sculpture sits atop Giò Ponti's. Photo Bjorn... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2015

Modern Opulence in Vienna: The Wittgenstein Vitrine at Dallas Museum of Art

Wittgenstein Vitrine (for the 1908 Kunstschau), 1908; Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshops), Vienna, Austria, 1903-32, maker; Carl Otto Czeschka, Austrian, 1878-1960, designer; Josef Berger, Austrian, 1874/75-?, goldsmith; Josef Hoszfeld, Austrian, 1869-1918, Adolf Erbrich, Austrian, 1874-?, Alfred Mayer, Austrian, 1873-?, silversmiths; Josef Weber, dates unknown, cabinetmaker; Wabak, Albrech, Plasinsky, Cerhan (unidentified craftsmen); silver, moonstone, opal, lapis lazuli, mother-of-pearl, baroque pearls, onyx, ivory, enamel,... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2011

Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956). Salon composé d'une banquette et de deux fauteuils, Buenos Aires Vers 1909

 Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956). Salon composé d'une banquette et de deux fauteuils, Buenos Aires Vers 1909. Photo Pierre Bergé & associés Hêtre et cuir regarni à l'identique Etiquette J. & J. KOHN Provenance: Yves Macaux, Bruxelles Bibliographie: - Jacob & Josef Kohn: Bent-Wood Furniture, cat., 1916, reprinted Munich, 1980, p. 48 - Jane Kallir, Viennese Design and the Wiener Werkstätte, London, 1986, p. 73 Note: Le style sécessionniste et l'art total «Les renouveaux dans l'art naissent d'un sentiment d'inquiétude... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2010

"VIENNA 1900 – Klimt, Schiele and their times " @ Fondation Beyeler

Gustav Klimt, Judith II (Salomé), 1909 © Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna di Ca’ Pesaro La Vienne 1900 a été un des lieux de naissance de l’art moderne. À cette époque, cette ville, célèbre par la culture des cafés et la psychanalyse de Freud, abritait une foule de compositeurs et d’artistes de cabaret, tandis que la Wiener Werkstätte multipliait les expériences novatrices. Au centre de la grande exposition consacrée au modernisme viennois figurent les célèbres portraits et paysages... [Lire la suite]