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BARD GRADUATE CENTER FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Two programmes at Bard Graduate Center (BGC) in New York are currently accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year. Designed to further the institution’s goal of promoting research in...

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DAS 2019 REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS NOW AVAILABLE

Monday 21 October 2019

The Report of the Trustees and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2019 is now available on the DAS website. During the year the Society awarded two Bursaries for Study Tours, three...

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SPIRIT OF INTERNATIONAL FAIRS CELEBRATED IN PARIS

Thursday 17 October 2019

L’Apothéose du Génie, an exhibition in Paris highlighting the ingenuity, creativity and skills of 19th century artists and craftsmen, has been extended until 23 November 2019. Organized by...

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The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America

Monday 14 October 2019

Created to accompany an exhibition in the University of Texas at Austin, this work focuses on the response of American firms to the British Arts & Crafts Movement. It enlarges on the idea...

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Georg Jensen: Design for Living and Danish Silver Jewellery

Sunday 29 September 2019

Two recent books highlight Scandinavian design very effectively. The handsome and comprehensive publication Georg Jensen: Scandinavian Design for Living complemented an exhibition at the Art...

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LUCIE RIE CERAMICS AND BUTTONS AT YORK ART GALLERY

Monday 16 September 2019

The Centre of Ceramic Art York Art Gallery has extended its exhibition, Lucie Rie Ceramics and Buttons, until 3 November 2019. All the works in the exhibition are loans or gifts to the gallery...

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Matisse and Decoration

Monday 05 August 2019

In the last 20 years of his life, Henri Matisse (1869–1954) undertook many decorative projects, including mural paintings, stained glass, ceramic tiles, lead crystal pieces, carpets, tapestries...

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DAS AWARDS RESEARCH TRAVEL BURSARY TO NGOZI IKOKU

Thursday 25 July 2019

The Decorative Arts Society is delighted to announce that it has awarded a research travel grant of £1000 to independent scholar Ngozi Ikoku. She will pursue a project exploring the history and...

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KELMSCOTT HOUSE EXHIBITION: `THE DEAR WARP AND WEFT AT HAMMERSMITH’

Monday 24 June 2019

Kelmscott House in Hammersmith was the beloved home of Victorian designer, poet, writer and socialist William Morris and his family for the last 18 years of his life. In the first exhibition of...

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The Livery Halls of the City of London

Monday 17 June 2019

The Livery Halls of the City of London are, alongside Wren’s churches, its finest architectural inheritance, but rarely accessible to the general public. This book, beautifully designed and...

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