Category Archives: Exhibitions

Villa Esche Chemnitz: Die Bauhauskünstlerin Marianne Brandt

As the final part of their celebration of Henry van de Velde’s 150th birthday the Villa Esche in Chemnitz is currently presenting an exhibition devoted the Chemnitz designer and artist Marianne Brandt: a person whom the organisers, with more than … Continue reading

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Truhe – Tipi – Tamburin. Family Sunday in the Three Grassi Leipzig Museums.

With winter finally showing itself the three Grassi Leipzig Museums will be presenting their annual Winter Family Sunday on February 9th. Under the title “Truhe – Tipi – Tamburin” the Grassi Leipzig Museum for Applied Arts, Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum … Continue reading

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Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum: Kokdu – Companions of the Soul.

On Thursday September 26th the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum open their major autumn exhibition Kokdu – Companions of the Soul. In Korean folklore Kokdu are other-wordly beings who assist the dead as they pass from the physical to the spiritual … Continue reading

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Bauhaus Archiv Berlin: Poesie & Industrie. Barbara Schmidt. Porzellandesign

Back in 2010 the Grassi Leipzig Museum for Applied Arts opened what we referred to as a “… a “triumvirate” exhibition exploring KAHLA porcelain.” The Bauhaus Archiv Berlin is currently presenting an exhibition focussing on just one aspect of that … Continue reading

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Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum: Vogelspuren – From Albatros to Zeisig.

Until August 25th 2013 the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum is presenting a special exhibition devoted to the avian world, and for all the cultural and ethnological importance of birds. Organised on cooperation with Leipzig Natural History Museum Vogelspuren – From … Continue reading

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Philipp Weber – Creation of a strange Symphony

At the recent DMY Berlin design festival a project that combines two of the three Grassi Museum specialities was honoured with a coveted DMY Award. At a stretch you could even make it cover all three. The story begins when … Continue reading

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Finissage: MINKISI – Sculptures from Lower Congo

On Sunday June 2nd the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum special exhibition MINKISI – Sculptures from Lower Congo closes. But before it does the exhibition curator Dr. Christine Seige leads one final tour through the exhibition. Presenting an unparalleled insight into … Continue reading

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Bauhaus Archiv Berlin: ON-TYPE – Texts on Typography

Following on from the Sven Temper exhibition Raumbilder at Galerie Hans-Peter Jochum, another tip for all visiting Berlin in the coming weeks. Until August 5th the Bauhaus Archiv Berlin is presenting the exhibition ON-TYPE – Texts on Typography, an exploration … Continue reading

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Sven Temper: Raumbilder @ Galerie Hans-Peter Jochum Berlin

Until July 6th Galerie Hans-Peter Jochum Berlin is presenting an exhibition featuring new, and less new, works by 2012 Grassipreis der Sparkasse Leipzig winner Sven Temper. And not just the furniture design for which he was honoured at the 2012 … Continue reading

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Leipzig Baumwollspinnerei Spring Rundgang 2013

This coming weekend is not just Museums Night in Leipzig and Halle, it is also the spring Rundgang in the Leipzig Baumwollspinnerei. On Saturday May 4th at 11 am all galleries in the Spinnerei complex open their latest exhibitions: and … Continue reading

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