Exhibition of Glass Art Nouveau era opens in Tsaritsyno

 

The exhibition shows how serial, small-circulation, and unique things: pay attention to the painted white, gold and black enamel bright red vase with dragon.

Exhibition of Glass Art Nouveau era, which includes the work of Emile Galle, a recognized master and one of the founders of this style in the decorative arts, the creator of works of laminated glass and part-time — a philosopher, a designer and botanist, who inspired the world with dragonflies, flowers and water lilies, opens in Grand palace in Tsaritsyno Wednesday.

On these art vases blooming wisteria and swamp lilies grow maples, creepers and hops. One of the favorite plants wizard was thistle — a symbol of his native Lorraine, where Halle was its own production, and where in the early 1900s, he created the Industrial Alliance, who later became known as the "School of Nancy."

 

Halle became a pioneer in many ways: he created works in new techniques, such as kameynoe glass Interkolor, suflyazh and marquetry, when injected into the hot mass of bubbles or foil, and worked not only with glass, but with images — for example, came up with a "talking Vases, "which painted quotes from Mallarme, Baudelaire, Villon and other poets, was very interested in the culture of the East.

The exhibition shows how serial, small-circulation, and unique things: pay attention to the painted white, gold and black enamel bright red vase with dragon.

"After all, it was called" our Japanese Halle "- said the art historian, the author of the exhibition Elena debt. — When I first saw this work, I thought it was similar vases, printed in the catalog Garnier, prominent researcher of Galle glass, but it turned out that this is it. Maybe in the world and there is one such instance, it is difficult to say, but in any case, this thing is unique. "

According to the debt, a lot of work early exposure period, rare for Russian collections. This work, created in the period of cooperation with the plant in Halle Meyzentale, which lasted from 1870 to nearly the beginning of the 1890s. Then the master made vases are mainly made of transparent glass with painted shades of topaz and often turned to the medieval theme.

The exhibition also shows works of the firm Halle started after the death of its founder, as well as another one of the great masters of modern Nancy — brothers house, and the work of others — only a few dozen objects, including vases and bowls, "Ushatikov" rook, bowls and vials. Together, according to Elena debt, they are sufficiently complete and intact collection of Art Nouveau glass. Be sure to look for work Arzhi Rousseau — a vase with a picture of cornflowers in the technique of pate de verre, "glass test".

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