Medieval Furniture in the news
Draine: Garden epiphany starts new year
Rapid City Journal - Jan 11 10:33 PMIn our house we have two sorts of Aha! moments. One is the Major Life Decision, the MLD, and the other is the personal epiphany. The MLD seems more a self-indulgent choice rather than one of insight.
The Sweet Smell of Excess
Los Angeles Weekly - Jan 10 12:22 PM“Here, smell this!” Mark Bellinghaus urges in his moderate German accent, handing me a pair of black-and-white checkered pants once worn by Marilyn Monroe. I hold the fabric to my face as though it were the Shroud of Turin.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Jan 10 5:39 AMVideo game of the week
Grundy s Northern Pride
ITV.com - Jan 09 4:29 AMChurches, from the wild Scottish borders to the heart of Liverpool, are the fascinating subject of this week's "Grundy's Northern Pride". John Grundy, your amusing and totally unstuffy guide, tries to find out of there's an identifiable style of churches here in the North.
- Medeival Furniture
Here is an article on Medieval Furniture.
Les Arts Décoratifs is a private, non-profit museum of decorative arts located in Paris, France.
The museum dates to 1882, when collectors with an interest Medival Furniture in the applied arts formed the initial organization. Medeival Furniture For many years it was known as the Union centrale des Arts décoratifs (UCAD), but in December Medeval Furniture 2004 it was renamed Les Arts Decoratifs. The museum currently occupies three sites, with the Ateliers Mediveal Furniture du Carrousel (art and craft Medieal Furniture workshops) active at all three:
- 107 rue de Rivoli, in the Louvre's Rohan and Marsan wings Meideval Furniture - Musée des Arts Décoratifs, the Musée de la Mode et du Textile, the Musée de la Publicité, and the Library des Arts Décoratifs.
- 63 rue de Monceau - the Musée Nissim de Camondo in the Hôtel Camondo.
- 266 boulevard Raspail - Ecole Camondo, school of design and interior architecture.
As of 2006, its collections included approximate 357,100 works as follows:
- Arts Décoratifs - 150,000 works from medieval furniture to contemporary design, including Empire, Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles; large collections of jewelry, toys, wallpaper, gold work, ceramics, glass, drawings and an Islamic and Oriental collection.
- Publicité - 100,000 historical and contemporary posters as well as over 20,000 French and foreign advertising films from the 1930s to the present day; radio commercials, promotional objects, packaging, etc.
- Mode et textile - 86,000 costumes, accessories, and textiles from Copts to the present day; with development of new textiles since the 14th century.
- Musée Nissim de Camondo - 1,100 works; one of the finest sets of French furniture and objets d'art from the second half of the 18th century.
Category: Museums in Paris