Neues Museum Weimar Honors Henry van de Velde’s Contribution to European Modernism

Courtesy of Louis Held © Klassik Stiftung Weimar

The Klassik Stiftung Weimar will present the exhibition “Passion, Function and Beauty. and his Contribution to ” on March 24, 2013 at 11:00am. The press conference will be held at the Neues Museum Weimar in commemoration of  the 150th anniversary of the Belgian architect and designer Henry van de Velde.

The event will highlight over 700 loaned pieces of Van de Velde’s greatest achievements coming from all over Europe as well as a few pieces from private collections that have not previously been released to public eyes. The exhibition depicts Van de Velde as one of the ground-breaking designers of modernism from 1890 to the late 1930s. Visitors can see his take on a “total work of art” through his interiors, book designs, furniture, metal, textile and ceramic works.

Click here to read more information on the press conference.

Cite: Wronski, Lisa. "Neues Museum Weimar Honors Henry van de Velde’s Contribution to European Modernism" 23 Mar 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 Jul 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=344416>

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