Leidenschaft Für Keramik: Sammlung Frank Nievergelt

July 19, 2016|
Leidenschaft Für Keramik: Sammlung Frank Nievergelt by Anne-Claire Schumacher
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  • A comprehensive overview of the renowned Frank Nievergelt Collection of contemporary ceramics - with approximately 100 pieces by forty-one international artists
  • Accompanies the exhibition Passionément céramique at Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland, April to September 2016
  • The museum's curator Anne-Claire Schumacher adds vital information about the artists

With passion and expert insight, Frank Nievergelt compiled an impressive collection over forty-five years of more than 900 pieces of contemporary ceramics, ranging from vessels and sculptures via display pieces to monumental works.

Over one hundred leading figures of the international ceramic scene from 1970 to 2015 are represented in the collection, the emphasis of which is on newer objects. In this publication, the most significant pieces of this renowned collection are presented in a selection of forty-one artists, hence impressively highlighting the unaffected beauty and diversity of contemporary ceramic art. Moreover, Nievergelt introduces the artists individually, enhanced with reflections from Anne-Claire Schumacher (curator of the Musée Ariana) and Prof. Volker Ellwanger.

The catalog documents the latest inventory of the Musée Ariana in Geneva.

Text in German and French.

Anne-Claire Schumacher is senior curator at the Musée Ariana, Swiss Museum for Ceramics and Glass.
Title:Leidenschaft Für Keramik: Sammlung Frank Nievergelt
Product dimensions:224 pages, 10.88 X 9.86 X 0.92 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 10.88 X 9.86 X 0.92 in
Published:July 19, 2016
Publisher:Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783897904590

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