Book Dumortier, Claire, introduction by J.V.G. Mallet - Céramique de la Renaissance à Anvers, De Venise à Delft, Coédition Racine, Bruxelles - Editions de l’amateur, Paris, 2002. ISBN 2-87386-284-X, 280 pages, 92 col. ill., 107 b/w ill. French text. Order from: Uitgeverij Lannoo nv, Kasteelstraat 97, 8700 Tielt, tel. +32 (0)51/42.42.11, fax /40.11.52. € 79,95. An unknown but fascinating chapter of European ceramics; with a complete iconography and a dictionary of potters. Early in the 16th century some majolica potters, coming from Venice, settled down in Antwerp and established potteries that produced luxury dishes, floor and wall tiles, albarellos, etc. for more than one century. Due to the invasion of China porcelain, the Antwerp majolica potters converted into faience productions and left for Holland (Delft) where they founded new production centres.
Books on Russian tiles Buckland Books has acquired a number of new and second-hand books on tiles from Russia: Khiva; Ornamentation in Uzbek architecture; Russian (stove) tiles; The mausoleum of Hodji Ahmed Yasevi; a.o. Address: see above.
Newsletter TACtile, Tiles & Architectural Ceramics Society (TACS), nbr 60 and 61 (September & December 2002): events and news from the Society. Enquiries about membership: TACS, Roger Hensman, 37 Mosley Road, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7TF.
Magazine TACS, Glazed Expressions, number 45, Autumn 2002, 12 pages. Article subjects: 'Swan Tile Works, Liverpool' (Penny Beckett); 'New decoration techniques on tin-glazed tiles' (Hans van Lemmen); www.tilesoc.org.uk 'Tacs Database reaches 5000 entries' (Lynn Pearson); 'Carter & Co. and the first screen printed tiles' (Alan Swale).
Book Parmelee, Cullen W. - Ceramic glazes, third edition, 1973, 610pp, format 24x16, b/w ill., ISBN 0-8436-0609-6, € 140,00. A completely revised study of and guide to the understanding, use and application of glazes.
Catalogue Un art des sens: L’azulejo au Portugal, edited by the city hall of Paris. Ca. 50pp, € 15,00. Catalogue of an exhibition held until September 2002 in the ‘Hôtel de Ville de Paris’, 5 rue Lobeau, tel. +33 01/22.214.171.124.
Article Bosc-Tiesse, Claire - 'Musée de l’homme: la décoration de carreaux de faïence hollandais d’une église royale éthiopienne au XVIIIe siècle (Qwesqwam, Gondar)', in: Revue du Louvre, n° 3 (2002).
Article Rosen, Jean - 'Carreaux anciens: ressusciter les secrets de fabrication', in: Atrium construction, la revue technique des professionnels des bâtiments anciens, n° 2, December 2002 - janvier 2003, p.8-9.
Lecture "Manufacture des carrelages Colozier à St-Just-des-Marais, 1840-1959", May 6, by Jean Cartier during the Assemblée Générale Annuelle du Groupe de Recherches et d’Etudes de la Céramique de Beauvaisis, 8 avenue Victor Hugo - 6000 Beauvais.
Book Degeorge, Gerard & Porter, Yves - The art of the Islamic Tile, Flammarion, France, October 2002, English text, 288 pp, 394 col. ill. This book covers every type and style from the 9th century lustre tiles of Samarra to the Qajar tiles of modern Iran, not forgetting Iznik, Moorish, Indian, and Zellij tiles on the way. £ 40,00. Order from Buckland Books.
Catalogue Windmühlen auf Fliesen 17. bis 20. Jahrhundert (Mill-tiles), Zweckverband Deutsches Sielhafenmuseum in Carolinensiel, 2002, 56 pp. Includes a great number of reproductions of mills on tiles and tile pictures. Order from the museum: Pumphusen 3, D-26409 Wittmund-Carolinensiel, € 4,50.
Exhibition opening and Tile Fair On Saturday June 21, at the Erstes Deutsches Fliesenmuseum Boizenburg a big jubilee exhibition "100 years of Boizenburg tiles" will start. There will be a tile fair in that museum the same day, starting at 11.00. Invitations and information: Ulli Hamburg (see previous item).
Exhibition “Bilder zur Bibel auf Holländischen Fliesen des 17./18./19. Jahrhundert”, aus der Sammlung von Hago Baumann, in: Erstes Deutsches Fliesenmuseum Boizenburg e.V., Reichenstraße 4, 19258 Boizenburg. Tel./fax +48 (03 88 47) 538 81. Until May 31, 2003. Parallel exhibition “50 Jahre Blütezeit Deutscher Fliesen.”
Exhibition "Oranienbaum - Huis van Oranje", june 14 - august 24, in: Museum Schloss Oranienbaum, Schloßstrasse, D-06785 Oranienbaum, tel. 034904-20259. Paintings and art works from Willem van Oranje up to Queen Beatrix. During the exhibition period, it will be possible to visit the castle with its “Sommerspeisesaal”, entirely decorated with Dutch tiles. http://www.oranienbaum.de/tour/index.html,
Article Kaufman, Gerhard - 'Niederländische Wandfliesen als Beispiele für weiträumigen interkulturellen Kulturtransfer und als Vermittler von Bildern', in: Kieler Blätter zur Volkskunde, 34 /2002, p. 11-37, 14 ill.
Museum re-opening Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, re-opens on May 10. The tile collection will be spread out over the different museum rooms which will be set up thematically. Several tile pictures and Turkish tiles are on show in the corridor leading to the auditorium.
Exhibition “Old tiles from Taiwan and the Netherlands”, in: Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan. Until April 6, 2003. 462 tiles and 22 tile pictures with animal images, borrowed from Nederlands Tegelmuseum, are on show.
Article Francisco Clode de Sousa - 'Para um inventario da azulejaria portuguesa dos séculos XIX e XX na cidade do Funchal', in: Islenha, 12, jan.-june 1993, p. 74-79. Ed. by Direccao Regional dos assuntos Culturais de Funchal. Article on tiles of Madeira.
Palace Fronteira Fernando Mascarenhas, actual owner of the Palace Fronteira, has created a foundation in order to preserve the palace and its tile works. For opening hours and guided tours reservation: Palacio Fronteira, Largo Sao Domingos de Bemfica 1, 1500 Lisbon. Tel. +351 21/778.45.99.
Book Quignard, Pascal - La frontière. Azulejos du palais Fronteira, 1998. French text. Editions Chandeigne, 142 pp., € 45,00. ISBN 2-906462-01-2.
Catalogue Albert Telese, Miquel Salomó, Francesc Farrés & Manel Sánchez - Les Rajoles Catalanes d’Arts i Oficis, Catàleg General (1630-1850), published by Manel Sánchez, October 2002. Catalan and Spanish full text., English, French, German and Italian summary. 480 pages, 2588 col. ill., € 190,00 + € 8,00 p&p. Order from: M. Sánchez, Gran Via, 679, baixos. 08013 Barcelona, tel. +34 93/245.94.41. Catalogue of all known designs on Catalan tiles known there as “Arts and Crafts” designs.
Article Lluís Gelpí i Vintró - 'Lorenzo Madrid, Dates, Setting and Circumstances', Part 1, in: Butlletí Informatiu de Ceràmica, n° 73-74, January-June 2002, p.44-52, a publication of the Associació Catalana de Ceràmica Decorada i Terrissa, Sant Honorat 7, 08002 Barcelona. Catalan text. Information on tiles related ceramics, panorama and book reviews.
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