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Expositions and museums

Nederland

 

Otterlo -  Nederlands Tegelmuseum

Bezielde Schoonheid – Art Nouveau tiles in architecture.  Until 18th of  february 2024.

Werk !  Tiles with profession and labour as theme. From 1600 - 2000. Starts 15th of March  2024.

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Delft - Royal Delft Museum.

Escher tiles at home. Until the 20th of March 2024

Frm optical illusions and unconscionable architecture to life-like nature: the art of Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) has it all. Escher was not only a graphic artist, he also designed for the public space. He made designs for tiled columns for two schools. Those tiles are now on display.

Rotterdamseweg 196, 2628 AR Delft

Open: Mon - Sun 9:30 - 17:00 hr.

https://museum.royaldelft.com/

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Delft - Prinsenhof.

Pioneers in Ceramics. Starts Februari the 16th  2024.

Masterpieces from the collection of historical ceramics will be showed along work of contemporary artist. This results in an exciting dialogue. The basic recipe of ceramics has not been changed, the world has been changed.

Sint Agathaplein, 2611 HR Delft

Open: Tue – Sun: 11.00 – 17.00 hr.

https://prinsenhof-delft.nl/

 

Belgium

 

Hemiksem

The Gilliot- en Roelants Tegelmuseum 

The Belgian tile production between the two world wars is covered. Change of taste and affordability, after the end of the First World war, caused a change in the tile supply. The succesful manufacturers held their position and were international a succes.

Special exhibition:  From Classicism to Art Nouveau, 18 June 2023 - May 2024

Over 300 tiles and panels cover this era with influences from the Orient and the Far East.

See: https://gilliottegelmuseum.be/nieuws/

Sint-Bernardus abdij, 2620 Hemiksem  (south of Antwerp)

Open: first sunday of the month, starting february 2024 : 14 – 17 hr.

 

 Germany

 

Neuwied - Abtei Rommersdorf

The abbey, dating from the 12th century, has an interesting building history. The refactory contains Dutch tiles from the 18th century and is worth a visit.  See https://www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/rommersdorf_wandfliesen.html

Stiftsstraße 2, 56566 Neuwied

open: Sun: 13.00 –18.00 hr.

https://www.abtei-rommersdorf.de/

 

Darmstadt - Mathildenhöhe, Museum Künstlerkolonie

German Art Nouveau of the period 1899 - 1913 in architecture and decorative art including tiles.

Museum Mathildenhöhe 
Olbrichweg 13 a
64287 Darmstadt

Open: Tue - Sun, 11 - 18 hr

https://www.mathildenhoehe.eu/

 

Rastatt - Schloss Favorite,

One  of the most attractive castles in Germany concerning tiles. These tiles, made in Neurenberg (1710 - 17300 ar to be seen in many rooms, corridors and staircases. Zie https://www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/favorite.html

Am Schloss Favorite 1, 76437 Rastatt

Open: Tue – So , 10 – 18 hr

https://www.schloss-favorite-rastatt.de

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Norden - Ostfriesisches Teemuseum

In the old townhall of Norden is the location of the Tea museum. Not only an exposition about tea but also rooms with tiles can be admired.

See: https://geschichte-der-fliese.de/norden.html

Am Markt 36 , 26506  Norden

Open : Apr – Oct,  Sun  10 – 17 hr, Nov – Feb  Wed & Sat  11 – 16 hr.

www.teemuseum.de

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Sarreguemines - Moulin de la Blies - Musée des techniques faïencières et Jardin des Faïenciers

The museum showing the technical side of the local fayence industry. Between 1825 and 1969 was this one of the many factories of Sareguemines. In teh cellar is an explanation of the processing of the used clay.

 125 Av. de la Blies, 57200 Sarreguemines, Frankrijk

open : 1st of April - 31th October : Tue - Sun, 10 - 18 hr.

https://www.sarreguemines-museum.fr/fr/decouvrir/moulin-de-la-blies

 

Sarreguemines - Musée de la Faience de Sarreguemines

Musée de la Faience de Sarreguemines 

The museum is located in the house of the former director Paul de Geiger, who worked between 1872 and 1912 for the factory.

15-17 rue Poincaré - 57200 Sarreguemines

Open: Di - Zo, 10 -12 uur, 14 - 18 uur.

https://www.sarreguemines-museum.fr/fr/decouvrir/musee-de-la-faience

 

 

Groot- Brittannië  

 

Barnsley - Cannon Hall Museum, starting the 12th February 2024.

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Country estate with house and gardens. This museum also accomodates until january 2025 the De Morgan museum dedicated to the artist couple William and Evelyn de Morgan. Both were painters and he was also a famous ceramist  who experimented with special glazing and produces many remarkable tiles. He was part of the Arts and Crafts established also by his friend William Morris. In the museum is now a large collectieon of thteir art on display. Further you can find Dutch tiles in the old ballroom.

 

See the tiles alo: https://www.explorebarnsleycollections.com/Overview.aspx

Park and Gardens,  Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley  (tussen Leeds en Sheffield)

Open : Dinsdag – Zondag: 11.00 – 16.00 uur.

https://www.cannon-hall.com/whats-on/de-morgan-museum

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Spanje

 

Sevilla - Centro Ceramica Sevilla

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All about the ceramics of Seville you can find in the Centro Ceramica in the old quarter Triana, famous for the ceramic workshops. Now you wil find there a lot of shops with ceramic souvenirs.

Calle San Jorge 31, 41010 Sevilla

Open: Tue – Sun: 10.00 – 17.30 hr.

 

Publications

 

Nederland

 

 

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Jan Pluis, Beroepen op tegels 1620 - 2000

This publication, in Dutch, explores the fashion of workers and professions on tiles. A popular theme in the mid of the 17th century and around 1900 there was a revival of these tiles with the few tile factories left. From this latter period many samples can be seen in this book.

Paperback, 2023, 156 pages, ca. 700 ill. in color

ISBN 978-90-5997-390-9. Price € 24,50 

 

 

 

 

France

 

Jean Cartier e.a.

Octave Colozier,  la manufacture de carrelage céramique de Saint-Just-les Beauvais (Oise).

An important tile factory in Beauvais. French. 64 pp.  € 10,-

Published by GRECB (GROUPE DE RECHERCHES ET D’ÉTUDES DE LA CÉRAMIQUE DU BEAUVAISIS )

Maison Gréber 63, rue de Calais 60000 BEAUVAIS

https://www.grecb.fr/

 

Italy

 

Giacinto Tortolani, Riggiòle, Pianciti italiani del secc. XV-XVI

Publication about italian floor tiles. Also digital available

See: https://www.giacintotortolani.it/

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Giuseppina Perusini e Alberto Sdegno, Con i colori dei marmi e il costo della terra

Le cementine: una storia di arte, architettura e artigianato

A comprehensive book about concrete encaustic tilese. Italian. 256 pp.

publisher: Forum, 2023

ISBN: 978-88-3283-403-1

See : https://forumeditrice.it/percorsi/arte/e-inoltre/con-i-colori-dei-marmi-e-il-costo-della-terra

 

 

Portugal

 

Jorge Mascarenhas, Azulejo Técnica e Arte | Technique and Art

An extensive description of the various methods to produce tile through the ages – very useful to understand the Portugese technical terms - the text is bilingual. 

Portugese / English. 128 pp.  

EAN 9789722420532  ca € 16,-

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TACS , recent publication No 92  2023 with the following subjects:

The Pilkington’s Exhibit at the Glasgow Exhibition 1901 (Angela and Barry Corbett)
Coalville Catalogue and ‘Photographic’ Tile (Rob Higgins)
Contemporary Tilemaker: Hilke Macintyre (Hilke Macintyre)
Medieval Tiles at Allestree Library, Christ Church College, Oxford (Lesley Durbin)
Victorian Floor Tiling – Troubles Down Under (Michael Rieveley)
Glazed Expressions – 40, 30 and 20 Years Ago (Rob Higgins)
Pulpit Angels by Mary Seton Watts in Little Gaddesden Church (Louise Boreham and Hilary Calvert)
Maw Designs for the United States of America (Rob Higgins)
Thorpe Lodge and Leighton House, Holland Park, London (Rob Higgins)
Former Public Library in Stoke and The Old Library in Liverpool (Penny Beckett)

https://tilesoc.org.uk/tacs/publications/

 

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Websites

The Netherlands

 

website of Freek Mayenburg is improved:

http://www.spijkertegels.nl/

 

Various sites to see what is goeing on in the Dutch tile world, ranging from business to business to giftware:

https://www.tegeltotaal.com/

https://harlinger.nl/assortiment-product/handgemaakte-tegels/

https://www.tichelaar.nl/shop/tegels

https://www.dijkstrakleiwaren.nl/nl/tegels-en-plateelschilderwerk/

https://www.heinendelftsblauw.nl/zoeken?q=tegel

https://www.storytiles.nl/en/product-categorie/storytiles-en/delft-blue-tiles/

 

Germany

Recent information from our 'Tile Friend' Wilhelm Joliet:

Wessels's Wandplatten Fabrik, mural tiles from Bonn, 1975

https://www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/wes9.html

Tile panels with clocks from the collection of the Rotterdam Museum

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https://www.tegels-uit-rotterdam.com/klokketableaus.html

Child's play tiles in the collection of Museum Rotterdam

www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/kinderspelen.html

Rotterdam tile panels concerning whaling

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based on prints by Adolf van der Laan 

www.tegels-uit-rotterdam.com/walvisvaart.html

Singery on tiles, monkeys

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www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/singerie.html

 

Large size tiles from the Delft tile factory `De Grieksche A’  for Mary Stuart and Hampton Court

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www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/degriekschea.html

Tile panels in Masséot Abaquesne in Écouen castle (Département Val-d’Oise)

www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/abaquesne_ecouen_tableaus.html

Tiles by the workship des Masséot Abaquesne in Victoria & Albert Museum London

www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/abaquesne_fayence.html

Tile floors by Masséot Abaquesne in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/abaquesne_nl.html

Tiles of the altar in the chapel in Castle Batie d’Urfé in the Louvre

www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/labatiedurfe.html

The interaction between stencil and designs HARLINGEN – ROTTERDAM

https://www.tegels-uit-rotterdam.com/soldatentegels.html

Hunting estate Ruthe, tile panel from Wrisbergholzen for Kurfürst Clemens August

www.geschichte-der-fliese.de/ruthe.html

France

Beauvais

Tiles on location, see : http://www.grecb.fr/index.php?article24/maisons-a-decors-ceramiques

UK

Work by William de Morgan including tiles

https://www.cannon-hall.com/whats-on/de-morgan-museum

https://wmgallery.org.uk/search-the-collection/page/3/?general_search=tile

The Tile & Architectural Ceramics Society . Latest news and publications.

https://tilesoc.org.uk/tacs/

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International research:    An archaeomagnetic study of the Ishtar Gate, Babylon.     

 https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0293014

 

USA

The Tile Heritage Foundation

https://www.tileheritage.org/

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