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Hidden Treasures: Gertrud Rennhard’s “Iran Collection”

On Sunday December 4th the GRASSI Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig is not only officially unveiling the restored Josef-Alber-Window on the main staircase and opening the Werner Bünck retrospective “Metall.Keramik.Stein”. The Pfeilerhalle is also hosting a new exhibition displaying some … Continue reading

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Opening Night: The divine colours of Hell. New painting from Haiti – Préféte Duffaut & Frantz Zéphirin

Back in 2005 we spent a week in Port-au-Prince. We rode in Tap-Taps. We wandered through the central cemetery. We rode motor bike taxis. We got chased by pigs. We had a great time. We even tried to break into … Continue reading

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The divine colours of Hell. New painting from Haiti: Préféte Duffaut & Frantz Zéphirin

On September the 8th the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum opens a new exhibition showcasing works by the Haitian artists Préféte Duffaut & Frantz Zéphirin. Born in Jacmel in 1923 Préféte Duffaut initially followed in his fathers footsteps and trained as … Continue reading

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Hokusai drucken! “The Great Wave off the Coast of Kanagawa”

From August 26th the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin is hosting a retrospective of the work of the Japanese Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai. And on August 31st the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts invites interested visitors to a demonstration of the technique … Continue reading

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Leipzig Liest 2011 @ Grassi Museum Leipzig: Natalia Schäfer for Korsch Verlag

The 2011 Leipzig Buchmesse season at the Grassi Museum opens not with a reading – but with an exhibition of works by Paderborn based artist Natalia Schäfer for the calendar and greetings card producer Korsch. For let us not forget … Continue reading

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Grassi Blog @ Grassimesse 2010 – Reclaiming “Like”

For the Grassimesse 2010 the Grassi Blog are organising an online photo album – a pictorial documentation of the fair, the exhibits and the exhibitors. In our modern world “Like” is something one does with a click on facebook button … Continue reading

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Warlukulangu Artists

On October 6th a special exhibition of artworks by members of the “Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation” art centre opened in the Leipzig Ethnography Museum. Organised by the gallery ARTKELCH, Freiburg “Warlukulangu Artists” is part of the exhibition series “Pro Community” … Continue reading

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