Category Archives: Exhibitions

Neues Museum Weimar: Henry van de Velde. Leidenschaft, Funktion und Schönheit

Its probably fair to say that given the importance of Henry van de Velde’s decade in Weimar for the development of 20th century European design and architecture, the Thüringen town let him down. Badly. In 1902 Henry van de Velde … Continue reading

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Jagdfieber. Museums Night 2013 in Leipzig and Halle

On Saturday May 4th, 76 museums in Leipzig and Halle celebrate the 5th joint museums night. And naturally the three Grassi museums are also involved with programmes of guided tours and talks for the young and not so. In the … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig: Starker Auftritt – Experimental Shoe Design

The decision by Pope Francis to wear his own black shoes rather than the red slippers of St Paul is not just a catholic curiosity, but also a very subtle confirmation of the cultural importance of footwear in modern society. … Continue reading

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Ethnography Museum Herrnhut: Crow Fair. Powwow bei den Crow Indianern Montanas

Until June 9th 2013 the Ethnography Museum Herrnhut is presenting a photographic exhibition devoted to the “Crow Fair”, one of the world’s largest Native American Indian gatherings. Featuring photographs by Gunter Jentzsch “Crow Fair. Powwow bei den Crow Indianern Montanas” … Continue reading

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Eames by Vitra at Wasserschloss Klaffenbach, Chemnitz

All looking for a more detailed exploration of the furniture design work of Charles and Ray Eames than that presented in the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig permanent exhibition “Art Nouveau to Present” are recommended to make the trip … Continue reading

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Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum: MINKISI – Sculptures from Lower Congo

As the wind blew the first snow of winter from the roof of the Grassi Museum complex, the  Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum presented a first view of its major winter exhibition. An exhibition that takes the visitor far away from … Continue reading

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Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum Exhibition Opening: MINKISI – Sculptures from lower Congo

On Thursday December 6th the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum open their winter exhibition “MINKISI – Sculptures from lower Congo” For the people of the former Kingdom of Loango – now-a-days part of Congo – little was as important as their … Continue reading

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Bauhaus Dessau: Photography at Bauhaus – The Walther Collection

For all who having seen “Zwei Leben für die Fotografie – Lillian Bassman and Paul Himmel” have rediscovered their passion for photo exhibitions: On Tuesday December 4th the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau open their winter exhibition “Photography at Bauhaus – The … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig: Zwei Leben für die Fotografie – Lillian Bassman and Paul Himmel

A Leipzig photographer recently twittered the question why do fashion photographers insist on taking photos of women with animal horns on their heads? Until March 3rd 2013 the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig is presenting a photography exhibition that … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2012

Grassimesse 2012 is open! Until Sunday 28th October some 100 designers, artists and artisans are presenting the fruits of their labour and passion. Full details can be found at http://grassimesse.de and we’ll have reports and updates the coming days. But … Continue reading

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