Tag Archives: Pfeilerhalle

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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Bauhaus Dessau @ Grassi Museum Leipzig: bauhaus 3 Launch and Panel Discussion

On Wednesday June 20th Bauhaus Dessau will launch the 3rd edition of their bauhaus magazine in the Pfeilerhalle of the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig. Initially launched in 1927 bauhaus ran until 1931 and reported not only on what … Continue reading

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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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Grassimesse 2011: Introducing – Heike Roesner

Preparing for our interview with Heike Roesner we were, if we’re honest, unsure how to describe her. So we started by asking her. “Object maker” came the confident reply. Originally from Düsseldorf, “object maker” Heike Roesner studied art in Duisburg … Continue reading

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Silber + Gold Pur. Ulla + Martin Kaufmann

On 27.11 the Museum for Applied Arts opens an exhibition dedicated to the work of the Hildesheim gold and silversmiths Ulla and Martin Kaufmann. Featuring some 170 works from the past 20 years the exhibition in the Pfeilerhalle beautifully demonstrates … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2010: Hiawatha Seiffert, Sparkasse Leipzig Grassipreis Winner 2010

Born in Marburg, Hiawatha Seiffert initially trained as a metal worker and qualified as a  Meister in 2003. In 1999 Hiawatha helped form the culture group “Raum 2″ which brought him into contact with and gave him his first experience … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2010: Pfeilerhalle

Now that the Grassimesse 2010 is finished, we finally have time to reflect a little on the weekend. Whereas the work of the exhibitors normally stands in the spotlight, the real highlight of the 2010 Grassimesse was without question the … Continue reading

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