• 29 April, 2013

    Drents Museum: Presentation on the Partage Plus Project

    During a conference in Drents Museum, Assen, Partage Plus team member Carola Steenbergen gave a presenation on the Partage Plus project.

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  • 26 April, 2013

    New King for the Netherlands

    The Dutch will have their first king in more than 120 years when Willem-Alexander succeeds his mother Queen Beatrix this month. A good opportunity for us to look back into the past and discover some Art Nouveau memorabilia to the history of the Dutch monarchy!

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  • 23 April, 2013

    MNAC: Saint George's Day

    Today is a celebration day in Catalonia - it is Saint George's Day! Saint George's Day is a popular festive day in Catalonia when book and rose stalls, and, above all, floods of people, take over the streets of all Catalan towns and villages. The celebration could not be simpler: the ritual consists of going for a walk and buying a rose, a book or both to give to loved ones, family members and friends.

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  • 15 April, 2013

    Design museum Gent: Close-up

    The Partage Plus section on the Design museum Gent’s website has been developed further, and now contains the new section called “Close-up”. On a regular basis this section places a chosen object or ensemble, that is often not on display, in the spotlight. You get to know the story behind the piece and can look at it in detail with the different pictures. The first object in Close-up is the inkwell made by Adrien Dalpayrat and Edouard Colonna (?) for Bing’s L’Art Nouveau. The section exists in Dutch and English.

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  • 11 April, 2013

    Partage Plus on Wikipedia

    Thanks to the commitment of MUO, an article about the Partage Plus project is now available on Wikipedia Croatia! We would like to encourage project partners to follow suit and set up a similar article in your language! You can check out the Croatian Wikipedia entry here.

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  • 10 April, 2013

    News release in Italian media

    A short article about our Partage Plus project was published in March in a newsletter by the National Archive System (SAN) of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage. Follow the link to read the full article!

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  • 8 April, 2013

    Publication (UPM): Vojtěch Preissig

    We are happy to inform you about a recent publication by the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague (UPM). The monograph on the Czech artist and designer Vojtěch Preissig, written by Partage Plus project member Lucie Vlčková, presents for the first time the complete facts on Preissig’s rich body of work. The work of Vojtěch Preissig (1873—1944), one of the most accomplished Czech graphic artists of the first half of the 20th century, encompasses a broad range of fields and types of graphic design and decorative art, beginning with occasional prints (posters, invitation cards, announcements, New Year cards, bookplates), followed by book and magazine illustrations, ornamental designs and patterns (universal vignettes, decorative borders, flyleafs), all the way to typography. Graphics, prints and illustrations by Preissig from the collection of UPM were digitised for the Partage Plus project and will be available through Europeana soon.

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  • 4 April, 2013

    Postcard: The Piano Player

    The Museu Nacional d' Art de Catalunyan (MNAC) just recently had a stunning painting by the Catalan artist Santiago Rusiñol titled "A Romance" reproduced as a postcard. The painting shows an unknown woman in a beautiful crimson gown playing the piano. Behind her though stands French composer and pianist Erik Satie. This 1894 painting - among other artworks from MNAC - is going to be digitised in the course of the Partage Plus project.

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  • 4 April, 2013

    MAK: A Shot of Rhythm and Color

    "A Shot of Rhythm and Color – English Textile Design of the Late 19th Century" WED, 06.02.2013–SUN, 13.10.2013/ MAK TEXTILES STUDY COLLECTION About two months ago a new exhibition was launched at the Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna dedicated to English textile design at the turn of the 19th century. The Collection of Textiles and Carpets at the MAK is home to an unusually large group of around 900 English textile and wallpaper samples from the period before and around 1900. The exhibition focuses on these textiles while also providing a look at contemporaneous arts and crafts output in other materials.

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  • 31 March, 2013

    Review: CTs presentations at the Partage Plus Conference in Rome

    Thanks to the brilliant contributions of the project partners, the Partage Plus Conference in Rome was a huge success! The course for the second project year is now set. We look forward to further fruitful co-operation! You can find a short review report on Katie`s and Gorden`s presenations at the conference clicking on "Details".

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