Tag Archives: Art Nouveau to Present

Stories from the Collection: Tulip Chair by Eero Saarinen.

Released in 1956 by Knoll Associates the Tulip Chair by Eero Saarinen is one of 20th Century furniture design’s most instantly recognisable and endearing objects: its single pedestal leg and flowing organic seat shell setting it apart from anything that … Continue reading

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The Essence of Things: Design and the Art of Reduction

Six weeks after the opening of “Art Nouveau to Present” the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig are presenting a special exhibition that not only perfectly compliments “Art Nouveau to Present” but in many ways provides a deeper background to … Continue reading

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Guided Tour: I know that! Familiar and unfamiliar 20th century design!

One of the real joys of the new Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig permanent exhibition “Art Nouveau to Present” is that many of the exhibits are still in use today – and as such provide the best evidence that … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig: “Art Nouveau to Present” Open!

The years of planning and organising are finally over. On March 4th the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig finally opens the final section of its permanent exhibition:  “Art Nouveau to Present” Over the coming weeks we’ll look in more … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig: “Art Nouveau to Present” Preview

On March 4th the wait is finally over and the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig opens the conclusive part of its permanent exhibition: Art Nouveau to Present Featuring some 1,500 objects displayed over 1,200 square metres, “Art Nouveau to … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig – Art Nouveau to Present

On March 4th 2012 the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts open the final section of their permanent exhibition – completing an exhibition  journey that begins in the Antiquity and a construction journey that started with of the renovation of the … Continue reading

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