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11 articles taggés "decorative arts"
Women and Versailles
Disregarded in the 20 th- century, women, both queens and kings’ mistresses, left their mark in the heart of the château. Thanks to recent research,…
The coronavirus disrupted this 2020 edition – one that featured a wealth of major works, too.
The 2020 TEFAF edition will go down in history: offering both quality and quantity, it managed to save the day in an unprecedented context.
Zuber: the art of wallpaper
1790: the golden age of wallpaper. The Zuber factory strives to preserve a heritage that it brings to life through its collection of 150,000 printing…
Pierre Legrain: a Dada designer?
Africanist-Cubist, Modern or Art Deco? Laurence Salmon's monograph, published by Norma, provides a chance to examine this free-spirited creator with…
The Villa Majorelle: totally Art Nouveau
The amazing Villa Majorelle in Nancy stands at the crossroads between the arts and industry. Restored and refurnished, it is now open to the public.…
H is for hardstone
Pliny the Elder attributed its invention to the Greeks. Fifteen hundred years later, the popularity of hardstone marquetry extends beyond architecture…
Treasure of an Italian collector
In the Ile Saint-Louis apartment of this Venetian collector, two objects evoke the turbulent history of the lagoon city, while the Dutch lifestyle…
The decorative arts according to Majorelle, Arman and Van der Meeren
Formal approaches contrasted on the Côte d'Opale, like the quirky, musical world of the iconoclastic sculptor and the nature-inspired environment of…
D as in damascene
This technique of decorating metal with inlaid copper , gold o r silver reached its height in the East before catching on in Europe. Damascene is still…
S as in sulphide
Sulphide paperweights quietly appeared in the second half of the 19th century, but did not ignite the spirits of collectors until a century later.…
Spotlight on Line Vautrin
This “Sun King” mirror confirms the popularity of a designer who gave her works poetic names.
An imperial yellow: Gift for Emperor Qianlong?
What will life hold for museums after Covid?
Emmanuel de Bayser’s design
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