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SCHMUCK 2015

The participants of the special exhibition...

Kruger at the GRASSI

Between Nature and Artifice

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Group of who? Canada's vision of Impressionism

A.K. Prakash in an interview with The Globe and Mail


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SCHMUCK 2015

The participants of the special exhibition...

...of the '67. Internationalen Handwerksmesse München', selected by Eva Eisler.





Kruger at the GRASSI

Between Nature and Artifice

Experimental, unconventional and individual: an irrepressible curiosity and boundless creativity in dealing with materials, forms and techniques are all hallmarks of the work by the jewellery artist DANIEL KRUGER.
On view at the GRASSI Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig until 8 March 2015.





Group of who? Canada's vision of Impressionism

A.K. Prakash in an interview with The Globe and Mail

Toronto-based Ash Prakash is, at 68, one of the most appetitive and knowledgeable collectors of what one auction house used to call “important Canadian art” in the country. His is a connoisseurship cultivated over more than three decades, exercised with considerable discretion, not to mention resourcefulness and resources, both his own and those of the wealthy clients he’s served as adviser and dealer. Prakash has always thought big – he’s been a major mover in recent efforts to heighten appreciation of Emily Carr, the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson “in foreign parts” – but even acolytes and aficionados are likely to be amazed by the ambition and heft of his latest project. It’s an 800-or-so-page, fully illustrated hardcover book, weighing almost five kilograms, called Impressionism in Canada: A Journey of Rediscovery – nothing less than Prakash’s heroic attempt to fully weave Canada’s contributions into the great narrative of Impressionism. Recently, associates spoke with the author about his monument. – James Adams

Read the interview on The Globe and Mail

More on this weighty standard work on IMPRESSIONISM IN CANADA!





Peter Bauhuis: Armillaria

@ Gallery S O, London

Armillaria - Honey Fungus - becomes a metaphor for the network of unseen influences and inspirations that feed Bauhuis' work, shown here alongside new cast vessels, and jewellery. On view at Gallery S O until 4 January 2015.

Peter Bauhuis' rhizome is also available as ABECEDARIUM!





Tokens of the Path

Exhibition in the Ethnographic Museum at the University of Zurich

The exhibition Tokens of the Path. Japanese Devotional and Pilgrimage Images in the Ethnographic Museum at the University of Zurich presents the collection of Wilfried Spinner (1854-1918) to the public for the first time.

On behalf of his return from an East Asian mission, the Swiss pastor brought back to Europe around eighty religious scrolls, which have only very recently become objects of academic-ethnological exploration in the West as well as in Japan itself. The diverse content of the Devotional and Pilgrimage Images draws an impressive picture of the encounter of religious trends and their hybrid forms in late nineteenth-century Japan - on view from 28.11.14 to 17.5.15 in Zurich (CH).

The correspondent publication presents the technical, social and religious aspects of the scrolls and explains their significance in rites and pilgrimages in Japan at the time and today.





Robotic. Art & Design: NOMINATED!

German Federal Design Award 2014

Foto: Source

After the bestowal of the Red Dot Design Award 2013, Robotic is nominated for the German Federal Design Award 2014!

Read more about the publication Robotic of Axel Thallemer and Martin Danzer.



NEW RELEASES in Autumn/Winter 2014

Discover our new books in the Catalogue for Autumn/Winter 2014!



EXHIBITIONS

Ming

50 years that changed China

A major exhibition at the British Museum that will explore a golden age in China’s history.

From 18.9. until 5.1.2015 the exhibition Ming: 50 years that changed China presents spectacular objects including porcelain, gold, jewellery, furniture, paintings, sculptures and textiles.
As a teaser before the exhibition opening in September we recommend to take a look in our publication MING: Porcelain for a Globalised Trade.



Fantastical Worlds

Exhibition of the Porzellansammlung (Porcelain Collection) in the Dresden Zwinger



On the occasion of the 300th birthday of Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden dedicates a comprehensive exhibition to the most significant painter of ceramics.
The special exhibition, based on several years of research, presents the most recent results and offers an essential revaluation of the oeuvre, which was until now sceptically debated.

From October 1, 2014 Fantastical Worlds: Painting on Meissen Porcelain and German Faience by Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck 1714–1754 shows a world of colourfully iridescent and fairy-tale mythical creatures.

The exhibition at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden is accompanied by our publication.





Imagine Japan

until 19.04.2015

Image: Imagine Japan. Source

Imagine Japan! On show at the Musée d'ethnographie Neuchâtel until April 15, 2015.

And also the exhibition to our new publication "Imagine Japan" due in October.



Ann Wolff - Persona

On view at Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich

The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung dedicates the second project in its exhibition series MASTER | MEISTER to the German-Swedish artist Ann Wolff (b. 1937). Its focus is on those sculptures that Ann Wolff created in the last five years specifically for this exhibition. On view in the garden is a new aluminum sculpture, older works as well as pastel drawings.

Ann Wolff is one of the most important and striking artists to use the expressive diversity of the material glass in a new and virtuoso manner. Continually exploring the existential questions of being human is an important and fundamental driving force for her work.

The exhibition is on view until 12.6.2015 in Munich. For a glimpse at Ann Wolff's oeuvre please follow this link