Learn more about glass art: Lecture by grandson of Copier and Summer Course
During glass exhibition Gestolde Dromen IX Laurens Geurtz will give an exclusive lecture on Wednesday 4 July! On Thursday 12 July there will also start a course Looking at 20th-century glass art. Both activities are intended for anyone who likes to learn more about glass art.
Laurens Geurtz is the grandson of the famous 20th-century glass designer Andries Dirk Copier. Together with Joan Temminck, he describes the impressive oeuvre of his grandfather in the extensive 'Complete Copier' book. He is also guest curator of the exhibition 'Art Deco glas, belofte voor het moderne' which is currently on view at the Nationaal Glasmuseum. During this lecture Laurens sheds light on the achievements of Copier at the glass factory of Leerdam and as an autonomous artist.
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In three lessons, Kunstconsult's glass experts share their knowledge about styles and techniques, designers and their designs, 'real or false'. At the end of the course you know what to look for when forming your own collection. Please note that the course will be in Dutch.
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All these activities take place during the sales exhibition Gestolde Dromen IX: Unique glass objects. This glass art exhibition shows over a 100 unique glass objects from the period 1925-2000. Remarkable in this edition are the highlights from the Collection Dingemans, including early Leerdam Unica by Andries Dirk Copier. There is also a fine selection of one-offs by glass artist Willem Heesen.
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