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Exhibition: Léon Elchinger, an exceptional ceramist

From 17/03/2017 To 30/09/2017
Add to my calendar 17-03-2017 30-09-2017 Europe/Paris Exhibition: Léon Elchinger, an exceptional ceramist

Until the end of September, the Hansi Museum in Colmar is hosting an exhibition devoted to the work of the great Alsatian ceramist Léon Elchinger (1871-1942), too rarely seen in Alsace. It covers the different artistic trends of the first half of the 20th century, namely mainly Art Nouveau and Art Deco from the inter-war period.

A prolific and talented artist, in his Art Pottery in Soufllenheim, Léon Elchinger produced many exceptional creations which illustrated his know-has as an internationally recognised ceramist and which travelled far beyond the confines of his home province, even as far as the United States in 1904. The works exhibited, far from being exhaustive, come from the private collection of the artist’s family with the addition of a few objects loaned by Colmar residents for the event.

It aims to be the expression of innovative pottery from a time which, although it has past, continues to be present in the historic context of the Decorative Arts found in Alsace during the first decades of the 20th century, as well as in the collective and cultural conscience of the present-day.

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Until the end of September, the Hansi Museum in Colmar is hosting an exhibition devoted to the work of the great Alsatian ceramist Léon Elchinger (1871-1942), too rarely seen in Alsace. It covers the different artistic trends of the first half of the 20th century, namely mainly Art Nouveau and Art Deco from the inter-war period.

A prolific and talented artist, in his Art Pottery in Soufllenheim, Léon Elchinger produced many exceptional creations which illustrated his know-has as an internationally recognised ceramist and which travelled far beyond the confines of his home province, even as far as the United States in 1904. The works exhibited, far from being exhaustive, come from the private collection of the artist’s family with the addition of a few objects loaned by Colmar residents for the event.

It aims to be the expression of innovative pottery from a time which, although it has past, continues to be present in the historic context of the Decorative Arts found in Alsace during the first decades of the 20th century, as well as in the collective and cultural conscience of the present-day.

Type of event :
Exhibition
Venue of the event
Hansi museum
Rate
Adults: 5 / Children from 5 to 13 years, groups (at least 15 pers.): 3 / Children under 5 years: free €
Dates and opening hours
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