«Furniture, tapestry, ceramics»objects of art, creation and photography at the Palais Royaldu 21 October 2009 to 28 January 2010

Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, said:
propose to the public a cycle of exhibitions in the galleries of the Royal Palace
dedicated to crafts. The first of these, dedicated to costumes of
stage was organized by the CNCS (Centre national du costume de scène de
Mills) and just finished.

The second part of this cycle is devoted this time to furniture, tapestry and
Ceramic" will begin on October 21, 2009. Floor lamps, chairs,
tapestries, plates, jattes, porcelain creations will decorate the windows of the
Royal Palace while fifty photographs exhibited on the gates of the
will illustrate the traditional gestures and know-how of artisans
National furniture and the national manufacture of Sèvres.

This exhibition will visit time, from ancient art objects to the most
in a resonance paying tribute to the Atelier de
Research and Creation of National Furniture as well as Manufactures
(Sèvres, Gobelins, Beauvais, Savonnerie). The sensitive report of
the photographer Sophie Zénon on these places of French heritage is
the perfect expression.

Performing Crafts – “Furniture, Tapestry, Ceramics”
from 21 October 2009 to 28 January 2010
Windows and gates of the Royal Palace, Ministry of Culture and Communication
Galerie de Valois
access line 1, Metro Royal Palace - Louvre Museum
Garden opening hours: from 7.30am to 8.30pm

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