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Article VAN DER WEE, P., HENDRICKX, M., VEECKMAN, J. - 'De Groote Schalien Loove: een laatmiddeleeuws pand op de overgang van hout naar steenbouw - resten van muurtegels' (a late medieval house built during the transition from timber to brick construction - remnants of wall-tiles), in: J. VEECKMAN (ed.), Berichten en Rapporten over het Antwerps Bodemonderzoek en Monumentenzorg, 4, Antwerpen, 2000, p. 68-74 (Dutch text). ISBN 90-802915-4-4. Order: Stad Antwerpen, Afdeling Archeologie, Kloosterstraat 15, B-2000 Antwerpen. Tel./Fax +32 3 232 92 08. 550,- BEF + 100,- BEF post & packing.

Article DUMORTIER, Claire - 'Pots de pharmacie en majolique Anversoise conservés aux Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire' (Antwerp maiolica apothecary jars kept in the Royal Museum of Art and History), in: Belgisch tijdschrift voor oudheidkunde en kunstgeschiedenis - Revue Belge d'archéologie et d'Histoire de l'art, LXIX - 2000, Brussel, pp.113-132 (French text).


Book VAN LEMMEN, Hans - Medieval Tiles, Shire Publications, 40pp, 75 col & 11 b/w illus. ISBN 0-7478-0463-X. An introduction to the art and history of medieval inlaid and relief tiles. £ 4.50. Order from Buckland Books, Holly Tree House, 18 Woodlands Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5PP. Tel/Fax +44-1903-717.648, e-mail: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.

Book BEAULAH, Kenneth and VAN LEMMEN, Hans - Church Tiles of the Nineteenth Century, Shire Publications. March 2001. 40 pages. ISBN 0-7478-0502-4. Re-edition of the 1987 book, with 60 new photos. £ 4,50. Order from Buckland Books.

Catalogue ATKINS, Garry - Fragments of the Gothic world, privately published, 2000, 56 pages, 88 colour ills, paperback. Catalogue of a selling exhibition, November 2000 featuring a range of artefacts from the medieval period. The major part of the exhibition was a number of interesting and unusual inlaid and relief floor tiles. £12.00. Order from Buckland Books.

CD-ROM CELORIA, Francis, updated by CLEGG, Peter - The Tile File, CD-ROM, Tiles & Architectural Ceramics Society, 2001. A comprehensive guide to the manufacturers of tiles from medieval times to the present day. Lists each manufacturer with address, dates and type of products manufactured. This CD-ROM has the File in both Word 6 and html versions (access via your web browser) and will be regularly updated by articles in the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society's publications and web site (www.tilesoc.org.uk). £10.00. Order from Buckland Books.

Book CLÉVENOT, D. & DEGEORGE, G. - Ornament and decoration in Islamic architecture, Thames and Hudson, 2000, 224pp, 330 col. illus. A wide-ranging survey of Islamic architecture subdivided by style, material, ornament and construction. Features many tile and mosaic decorations as well as wood, metal, stucco and stone. £36.00. Order from Buckland Books.

Book HERBERT, Tony & HUGGINS, Kathryn - The decorative tile, Phaidon, 2000, 240pp, illustrated throughout in colour. Paperback version of one of the classics of tile literature. Detailed history, concentrating on the mass-production of the Victorian age. £19.95. Order from Buckland Books.

Newsletter Tiles & Architectural Ceramics Society (TACS) Newsletter, nbr 52 and 53: events and news from the Society. Enquiries about membership : TACS, Prof. William Prescott, 38 Church Street, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes MK11 1BD.

Internet site The TACS website has changed its name into www.tilesoc.org.uk : includes the British 'in situ' database that stands now at 3.850 sites with many colourful illustrations, publications list, what's new and links to other tile sites.

Journal Journal of the Tiles & Architectural Ceramics Society, Hans van Lemmen (Ed.), vol. 8, 2000, 36 p. Articles: 'Architectural terracotta and faience, a critical appraisal' (A. Swale) - 'Tiles in Seville' (H. van Lemmen) - 'Floor tiling in Saint Mary's Church, Shrewbury' (P. Williams) - 'Decorative ceramics in the Buildings of the British Brewing Industry' (L. Pearson).


Report Archéologie du poêle en céramique du haut Moyen Âge à l'époque moderne, technologie, décors, aspects culturel. Actes de la table ronde, Montbeliard, Musée des Ducs de Wurtemberg, 23-24 mars 1995. Revue Archéologique de l'Est, Quinzième supplément, Dijon 2000. 230 pages. Order from : Société Archéologique de l'Est de la France, Université de Bourgogne, 6 boulevard Gabriel, 21000 Dijon. Tel. +33 380-39.57.97, fax -30.57.87. 200,- FF + 33,- FF p&p.

Book Various authors - Azulejos, Les Métamorphoses de l'Azur / Las Metamorfosis del Azul, Ars Latina, Paris, France. First published 1995, reprinted 2000, parallel French and Spanish texts, 439pp, 154 colour plates. Catalogue to an exhibition covering the history of maiolica tiles from around the world, with tiles from Spain, Portugal, France, the Netherlands and across Central America. £45.00. Order from Buckland Books.

Bulletin Les informations de l'ABRC - Association Bourguignonne de Recherches Céramiques, n° 26, September 2000, 4 pages. Edited by ABRC, rue Dr. Maret 5, 21000 Dijon. Ceramic exhibitions, events, publications in France and abroad.

Exhibition "Vanités de faïence: entre Provence et Languedoc, carreaux de céramique espagnols, XVe-XVIIIe siècle", until March 25th, 2001 in Museon Arlaten, 29 rue de la République, 13200 Arles. E-mail: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.. Tel. +33 490.93.58.11. Several hundreds of tiles, most of them not yet published, loaned of public and private collections. Catalogue to the above mentioned exhibition : 168pp., 85 pages colour. illus., ± 150,- FF. Order from Museon Arlaten at above address.

Restoration Musée Paul Charnoz. Usine de Carrelage Céramique de Paray-le-Monial, 32 avenue de la Gare, 71600 Paray-le-Monial (Saône-et-Loire). Restoration of the 'rosace', a major work of Paul Charnoz that was shown at the International exhibition of Paris in 1900. This pavement of 12,5 meter diameter, 122 m², 4256 stoneware tiles of 17,5 x 17,5 cm with inlaid coloured design, has returned to the museum after restoration. Further information from the Museum. Tel. +33 385 81.40.80.

Exhibition "Salon International de la Céramique de Collection et des Arts du Feu", September 26 - 30, 2001 in Hôtel Dassault, 7 Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées 75008 Paris. Twelve conferences and a thematic exhibition. Catalogue available 25/09/2001. Information : Association des spécialistes de la céramique de collection, Tel. +33 1 4548 4653, fax +33 1 4284 0980.


Newsletter Fliesen Presse, Informationsblatt für die Mitglieder und Förderer des Ersten Deutschen Fliesenmuseums Boizenburg e.V., Oktober 2000. Information: Reichenstraße 4, 19258 Boizenburg. Tel. +48 3 88 47 / 53 88 1, fax +48 3 88 44 / 21 430.

Collectors meeting Swapping, buying and selling art nouveau tiles on the 24th German art nouveau tile collectors meeting on Saturday 28th April 2001, 10.30 - 16.00, in Radevormwald (near Wuppertal), Theodor-Heuss-Gymnasium, Hermannstr. 23. Privately arranged by various collectors. Info : Ulrich Hamburg, Bredderstr. 2, D-42477 Radevormwald. Tel. +48 2195/5679.


Book REGINELLA, M. & SINAGRA, R. - Camminando sul passato. Mattonelle in terracotta maiolicata dal XVI al XX secolo (Walking on the past. Maiolica tiles of the XVI - XX century), pp. 121, colour & b/w illus., Palermo 1996.

The Netherlands

Exhibition "Walvisvaart op tegels" (Whale hunting painted on tiles), in : Het Nederlands Tegelmuseum, Eikenzoom 12, 6731 BH Otterlo. Tel. +31-318-591.519, Fax -592.000. 28.04 - 31.08.2001.

Booklet BLANCHETT, Chris - The floor tiles at The Vyne, Hampshire, England, in: TACS, Glazed Expressions, 41/2000, 31 pages. Ed. Hans van Lemmen. Published in co-production by Tiles & Architectural Ceramics Society and Stichting Vrienden Nederlands Tegelmuseum. English & Dutch text. All 537 tiles subdivided in groups and shown in colour. 16,5 NLG. Order from: Het Nederlands Tegelmuseum, Eikenzoom 12, 6731 BH Otterlo. Tel. +31-318-591.519, Fax -592.000.

Articles DRAGT, G. IHNO, W. - 'Over wol, tegels en Eise Eisinga als 'fabriqueur in Vriesche sajet', p.81-90 (with representation of 4 tile pictures depicting wool-combers). PLUIS, Jan - 'Enkele bijbelse voorstellingen op Friese tegels in de loop van de tijd', p.91-97 (with representation of 19 series of bible tiles). In: It doe yn 't hjoed wer woun / Liber Amicorum voor Sytse ten Hoeve. Fries Scheepvaart Museum, Sneek, 2000. Editor: Meindert Seffinga.

Exhibition "Dieren op tegels" (Animals depicted on tiles), in: Museum de Koperen Knop, Binnendams 6, Hardinxveld- Giessendam. 20-01 - 16.04.2001. Over 700 tiles and 25 tile pictures in co-operation with Nederlands Tegelmuseum.


Internet http://www.buchholz.pt - Tile books mainly in Portuguese language : search on 'azulejo' and 'azulejaria', or ask list from : Livraria Buchholz, Lda., Rua Duque de Palmela 4, 1250-098 Lisbon. Tel. +351-21-317.0580. Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.

Internet http://www.byblos-arte.net - Tile books mainly in Portuguese language : search on 'azulejo' and 'azulejaria', or ask book list from : Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.

Book ALMASQUÉ, Isabel, BARROS VELOSO, A.J. - O Azulejo Português e a Arte Nova - Portuguese tiles and Art Nouveau. Colecçâo Hístoria da Arte, Edições Inapa, Lisbon 2000 (Bilingual Portuguese-English). 135 pages. Fully illustrated in colour. ISBN 9728387644. Esc. 10.500,-. Order from: Livraria Buchholtz or Byblos-arte. Address: see above.

Book SAPORITI, Teresa - Azulejaria de Eduardo Nery - Decorative tiles of Eduard Nery, Dover Publications, Lisbon 2000 (Portuguese and English text). ISBN 9729765324. Esc. 16.000,-. Order from: Livraria Buchholtz or Byblos-Arte.


Catalogue ESTALL i POLES, Vicent Joan - Catálogo de la Colección de Azulejos de Serie del siglo XIX, Faenza Editrice Ibérica, s.l. / Museo del Azulejo, Onda, Castellon, Spain. 2001, 367pp, over 1200 colour illus., over 40 illustrations of tile backs. This is a complete catalogue of the 19th and early 20th century Spanish tiles, mainly hand-painted and stencilled, from the collections of the Tile Museum, Onda, Spain. Interesting to see how many Minton and other English tile designs were copied and adapted by tile makers particularly in and around Onda. £ 75,-. Order from Buckland Books, address: see above.

Article CANALDA I LLOBET, Silvia - 'Les rajoles historiades de Sant Francesc d'Assis a Terrassa: presentació' (I) (The tiles decorated with the story of St. Francis of Assisi in Terrassa: introduction (I)), in: Butlletí Informatiu de Ceràmica, n° 68, January-June 2000, pp.42-51; a publication of the Associació Catalana de Ceràmica Decorada i Terrissa, Sant Honorat 7, 08002 Barcelona. Catalan text. Many other information on tiles and tiles related ceramics, panorama and book reviews.

Magazine La rajola Catalana de mostra dibuixada per Salvador Miquel (The Catalan 'Mostra' (Display) tile drawn by Salvador Miquel), Associació Catalana de Ceràmica, Barcelona, 2000. 47 pages. Reprint in full colour of the special issue of the Butlletí Informatiu de Ceràmica, nbr. 22 (1984). History of Catalan tiles in Catalan, Spanish, French and English. Original text, with updating notes in brackets. ESP 2.200,- Order from the Associació, address: see above.

Article PLEGUEZUELO, A. - 'Los azulejos del pavimento de la capilla de los benavente en Medina de Rioseco. Una posible obra de Juan Flores', in: Boletín del seminario de estudios de arte y arqueología, LXIV, (1998), Universidad de Valladolid.

Article PLEGUEZUELO, A. - 'Un conjunto inédito de azulejos de Jan Aalmis de Rotterdam en Ayamonte (Huelva)', in: Laboratorio de arte, 12 (1999), Universidad de Sevilla, 2000, pp. 255-267.

Tile fair "XXI Trobada de col-leccionistes de rajola Catalana i ceràmica antiga en general", in Vallromanes (Vallès Oriental), 27 May 2001 (organised each year on the fourth Sunday of May). An organisation of the Associació Catalana de Ceràmica.

The objective of this Bulletin is the exchange of information on all kind of events (publications, exhibitions, lectures, ...) related to the subject of ceramic tiles and tiles related ceramics.
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