Month: September 2014

The 9th Cultural Relics Exchange Academic Training Opening Ceremony

‘The Ninth Cultural Relics Exchange Academic Training-Exhibition Planning Training Course’ hosted by the National Cultural Relics Bureau, hosted by the China Cultural Relics Exchange Center and the Henan Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau, and co-organized by the Henan Museum Society and the Henan Museum Held in Zhengzhou. More than 130 people including exhibition planning professionals from the Ministry of Culture and the State Administration of Cultural Relics directly under the administration, cultural relics administrative departments and museums in various provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly under the Central Government, as well as some museum planning managers in Henan Province, participated in the training.
Ms. Evelyne Possémé, the chief curator of the Paris Museum of Decorative Arts, teaches the participants of the training class with the theme of “Jewelry Exhibition, Content and Carriers”

Group photo of Ms. Evelyne Possémé with China Cultural Exchange Center, Henan Museum, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Cartier brand representatives

This training continued the previous teaching methods, and invited experts and scholars in the field of curatorial research of Chinese and foreign museums to conduct in-depth theoretical explanations and case studies, and take this opportunity to learn from each other. In order to achieve the purpose of this academic exchange, Cartier specially invited Ms. Evelyne Possémé, the chief curator of the Paris Museum of Decorative Arts, to go to Henan to give lectures to trainees. The theme shared its 40 years of rich experience in museum curation and exhibition.

Ms. Evelyne Possémé has been dedicated to the field of museum curation since 1977. She is currently working as the museum’s chief curator at the French Museum of Decorative Arts. Prior to that, Ms. Yvelines Bozemé studied at the Louvre Museum of Fine Arts, obtained a diploma in advanced studies in art history from Paris, and a degree in gemology. She is passionate and insightful about curatorial work, and has participated in the writing of many related books and articles, including the Paris Art Deco Museum Jewelry Collection published in 2002 and the Art Deco Museum Catalogue published in 2006.

One of the organizers of this academic training, the China Cultural Relics Exchange Center, signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with the French Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Beijing in April 2015. The intention is to promote the exchange of Chinese and French culture and art, the development of cultural and creative industries, Cultivation of international talents. From 2015 to 2016, a total of 7 Chinese curators from cultural institutions such as the Palace Museum, Shanghai Museum and China Cultural Exchange Center went to France and Switzerland to plan museum exhibitions, exhibit designs, museum new technologies, and museum operation policies. And other topics to launch academic exchange activities.

The China Cultural Relics Exchange Center is a specialized agency for foreign cultural relics exchange of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, and the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art is one of the most important contemporary art foundations in France. The cooperation between the two sides is conducive to the promotion of China-EU cultural exchanges, mutual learning and integration, the promotion and innovation of Chinese cultural heritage and world culture and art, and has created a model of international cooperation in the field of cultural heritage.

About China Cultural Exchange Center

China Cultural Relics Exchange Center is a specialized agency for foreign cultural relics exchange of the State Administration of Cultural Relics. Its business functions include organizing cultural relics entry and exit (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions) exhibitions, organizing and contracting cultural heritage international cooperation and exchange projects, providing information consulting, organizing business training, and developing Cultural relic tourism, cooperating with cultural relic exhibitions to develop and operate cultural relic derivative products. So far, the China Cultural Relics Exchange Center has hosted and planned and organized more than 200 major national cultural relics exhibitions and exchange projects, covering more than 30 countries and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions on five continents. Jian played a positive role. Sino-French cultural exchanges have always been an important part of bilateral relations between the two countries.

About the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art

The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain was founded in 1984. With the purpose of encouraging modern art creation and disseminating art knowledge, it seeks original and modern art works globally, and has become a talent for contemporary artists. Field.

As a place for communication and dialogue, the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art quickly broke the traditional barriers and became an important role in the field of contemporary art creation. The Foundation maintains close contact with artists of French and other nationalities, cooperates to complete various plans, and fully demonstrates its unique characteristics. The foundation’s contemporary art is comprehensive, diverse and open to painting, video, design, photography and fashion.

The Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art holds theme or solo exhibitions throughout the year, and each exhibition content compiles corresponding publications. The weekly ‘Nomad’s Night’ event, with the theme of stage art, establishes a platform for artists to explore the connection between visual art and other forms of contemporary art expression. The Cartier Contemporary Art Foundation’s exhibitions and collections are often sent to foreign institutions, and the foundation’s international image is increasingly enhanced.

Cartier Style Epic’ Exhibition Will Begin In Paris

Crown, Cartier Paris, 1914

Cartier style epic

Time: December 4, 2013-February 16, 2014

Location: Hall of Honor, Grand Palais, Paris, France

12On December 4, 2013, the Cartier Collection Global Tour will usher in a very important stop-the Grand Palace in Paris, France. The new exhibition will last for three and a half months, curated by Laurent Salomé, the chief curator of the Grand Palace’s Hall of Honor, and will feature ‘Cartier: Epic of Style’ as the theme and interpret the rich history of Cartier to reveal rich Artistic concept and changing tastes of the times. As a hallowed brand connected to the city’s bloodline, this return to Paris exhibition will undoubtedly become a monument on the Cartier Collection’s global journey.

The popularity of Cartier brand may make people ignore the rich and colorful history behind this hallowed brand. In fact, Cartier has played a pivotal role in the history of decorative arts. Cartier’s design, from classic works to new art works with both geometric shapes and exotic shapes, is a vivid proof of the change of artistic taste and social etiquette. Cartier’s jewellery, clocks, watches, and a variety of fine and practical utensils, once convinced the most tasteful and elegant people of the 20th century.

卡 ‘Cartier: Epic Style’ is an exhibition about art history. As a work of art, Cartier’s creativity is revealed in the evolution of changing uses and styles. Interpreting Cartier’s history from its founding in 1847 to the 1970s provides us with an excellent opportunity to open the door to the plastic art laboratory, delve into this elegant and exquisite jewellery brand, and explore those inner beauty and social functions Jewelry and accessories.

More than 600 pieces of jewelry, utensils, watches, along with dresses, coats, accessories, furniture, paintings, advertising photography, prints and fashion magazines, tell the audience about the artistic concept and taste of the times. The exhibition traces every important step in the history of the brand and analyzes the roots of each style evolution of Cartier. More than 200 hand-drawn manuscripts and countless archive files (inventory books, creative record books, hand-drawn manuscripts related to Heping Street Holy Shop, photos, plaster models …), brought the audience to the story behind Cartier’s works.

This exhibition is the most important exhibition in Cartier’s history, detailing the important historical events that established Cartier’s status, as well as all types of works created, from the coronation embellishment to the most personal appliances: cosmetic cases, cigarette cases and wrists Tables-three classic symbols of the modernist period. All the classic works in Cartier’s history are exhibited in this exhibition. The first is a series of exquisite crowns, which vividly reproduce the ingenuity of Cartier’s master craftsmanship and the higher requirements from customers. In order to highlight the importance of watchmaking to Cartier, the exhibition also displays an unprecedented number of mysterious clocks, a total of 15 pieces, each of which is a masterpiece of aesthetics and craftsmanship.

的 The exhibits in this exhibition are mainly from the Cartier Collection and 50 works borrowed from public institutions or private collectors. These public institutions include: the Musée des Arts décoratifs, the Musée Galliera and the Bibliothèquenationale de France, the Bibliothèque-musée de l’Opéra, the Library of Decorative Arts (Bibliothèque des Arts décoratifs), and so on. Twenty of these distinguished works are treasures borrowed from the collection of the Prince of Monaco through official or private channels to showcase the elegant taste of Princess Grace. The audience will also have the opportunity to see the precious collection of Marjorie Merriweather Post, the heir to the Cereal Empire, an important collector of Russian and French art, and the most important of Cartier’s New York Of customers. The exhibition was supported by the Hillwood Foundation, based in Post’s last residence in Washington. The exhibition also pays special attention to many iconic figures in Cartier’s history: important clients include actresses or heiresses-Barbara Hutton, Marlene Dietrich, Elizabeth Taylor (Liz Taylor), Maria Félix; The Grand Duke of India-a country like a dream at the time, but it is no longer far away; or those who left their personal marks in Cartier’s history at different times Trend leaders-Daisy Fellowes, Mona Bismarck, Duchess of Windsor …

卡 ‘Cartier: Epic of Style’ is the first exhibition held in the Hall of Honor of the Grand Palace just restored, which perfectly fits this grand and magnificent space and its poetic design. The exhibition does not present the feeling of a jewelry store, but rather unfolds like a legend. Each chapter creates a different atmosphere, allowing the charm of the work to be displayed naturally. At the same time, it provides the audience with a key to interpret this ups and downs epic.

Curators: Laurent Salomé, Chief Heritage Curator and Exhibition Leader of the Grand Hall of Honor; Laure Dalon, Heritage Curator, Laurent Salomé assistant.

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