Thursday 17 October 2019
Image: Egyptian-inspired ebony, enamel bronze and silver casket, Guiseppe Parvis, 1906. ©Galerie Neuse
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 Galerie Neuse of Bremen, the display pays tribute to those who competed for recognition, honours and business at the World's Fairs in European and overseas capitals throughout the second half of the 19th century.
Featured objects include furniture, sculpture, vases, platters and much more from designers and makers such as Eugenio Bellosio, Alfred Lorimer, Josef and Ludwig Lobmeyr, Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, Emil Ferdinand Dahl and Christofle. Masterpieces are on show from many nations, including Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Great Britain, Denmark, France, Italy, Norway, Prussia and other German-speaking countries, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Russia.
The exhibition is open Monday to Saturday, excluding public holidays on 1 and 11 November, at Galerie Aveline, Place Beauvau, Paris. For more details, visit the website https://www.galerieneuse.de/en/