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Belgium

Exhibition "De Boudelo abdij - 30 jaar archeologisch en geschiedkundig onderzoek" (Boudelo abbey - 30 years of archaeological and historical research), until September 30, 2001 in: Stedelijke Musea, Zwijgershoek, Sint Niklaas. A reconstruction of a medieval tiled floor (ca. 1275-1325) originating from the abbey church and a second floor from their guest house in Ghent, plus a collection of medieval inlaid tiles.

Catalogue DE BELIE, A. - Middeleeuwse Vloeren in confrontatie met schilderijen van Vlaamse Primitieven (Medieval tiled floors confronted with paintings of the Flemish Primitives), 83pp, ISBN 90-804324-3-1. Catalogue for the tiles and floors on show in the Boudelo room of the museum. Order from the Stedelijke Musea, tel +32 03 777.29.42. BEF 350,-.

England

Book LEMMEN, Hans van, MARTENS, Guido von - Blaumalerei auf Porzellan und Keramik, Maltechniken und Stile, September 2001, 128pp, ca. 120 col. & 40 b/w illus. ISBN 3-7667-1485-6. Following an historical introduction on Delft blue earthenware, this book explains how blue&white earthenware and tiles are painted. In addition to earthenware, the tile works of four tile makers are extensively covered. Bilingual German & English. DM 69,90; öS 510,-; SFr 62,-.

Book BEAULAH, Kenneth, LEMMEN, Hans van - Church Tiles of the Nineteenth Century, Shire Publications, 2001, 40pp. ISBN 0-7478-0502-4. Re-edition of the 1987 book, with 60 new photos. £ 4,50. Order from Buckland Books (address see below).

Newsletter TACtile, Tiles & Architectural Ceramics Society (TACS), nbr 54 and 55: events and news from the Society. Enquiries about membership: TACS, Prof. William Prescott, 38 Church Street, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes MK11 1BD.

Antique Tile Fair Bring, buy, sell or swap tiles on Saturday 6th October 2001, 1.00-4.30 pm at Arnot Hill House, Arnot Hill Park, Nottingham. After the Sale, enrolled TACS members are welcome to view the tile collection of Michael Blood - about 2000 tiles. An organisation of TACS; details and enrolment from Michael Blood, Nottingham, tel. +44-0115-960.8502.

Magazine TACS, Glazed Expressions, number 42, Spring 2001, 12 pages. Articles on: A De Morgan discovery; Conservation of medieval tile pavements; W.B. Simpson & Sons tile panels; Hans van Lemmen's 'Medieval Tiles' book; Ghastly and heroic deaths: images of suicide on tiles; Maw's tiling in a disused chapel near Shrewsbury; Tiles of Lisbon's Parque Metro Station.

Tile sale The Blanchett Collection is one of the UK's most diverse collections of tiles. The entire collection, totalling some 6000 tiles will be sold by auction in a near future. Information from: Chris Blanchett, 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.

France

Articles LETURCQ, J.-J. - 'Un carreau de Saint-Paul au cénotaphe de Napoleon 1er' (A tile produced by Saint-Paul ±1840 depicting the cenotaph of Napoleon the 1st), p.195-196; FOURDRAINE, Michel - 'Souvenirs de l'usine des Landrons - Oise', (Remembrances to the factory of Landrons-Oise, a description of the functioning and growth of a tile manufacture, 1920-1982, in the northern part of France), p.165-172, in: Groupe de Recherches et d'Etudes de la Céramique du Beauvaisis, Bulletin n°22, 2000. Info : G.R.E.C.B., 8 Av. Victor Hugo, 60000 Beauvais.

Catalogue DELMAS, Dominique - Carreaux Décoratifs de l'Epoque Ottomane (Decorative tiles of the Ottoman period, the collection of Musée Bonnat at Bayonne), 44pp, fully illustrated with colour prints. Catalogue edited for the exhibition "Carreaux islamiques 16ème - 18ème" set up by the Musée Bonnat, February - June 2001. Order from Musée Bonnat, Ville de Bayonne, 5 rue Jacques Laffitte, 64100 Bayonne, tel. +33 05 59 59-08 52, fax -53 26. FF 60,-.

Bulletin Les informations de l'ABRC - Association Bourguignonne de Recherches Céramiques, n° 27 & 28, March & June 2001, 4 pages. Edited by ABRC, rue Dr. Maret 5, 21000 Dijon. Ceramic exhibitions, events, publications in France and abroad.

Germany

Exhibition "50 Jahre Blütezeit deutscher Fliesen - Gründerzeit - Jugendstil - Art Deco frühindustrielle deutsche Fliesen", in: Erstes Deutsches Fliesenmuseum Boizenburg e.V., till December 30, 2001. On show a selection of 2000 early industrial tiles from 20 german factories from the collection of Dr. Thomas Rabenau, Stuttgart. Information: Reichenstraße 4, 19258 Boizenburg. Tel./fax +48 03 88 47 / 538 81. Parallel exhibition "Mühlenfliesen" (Mill-tiles) from the collection of Gerd Kühnast, Bredstedt, N.-Friesland, September 11 till October 28, 2001.

Tile Fair Admire, buy, sell or swap tiles on November 3, 2001 in: Erstes Deutsches Fliesenmuseum Boizenburg e.V.

Study documentation JOLIET, Wilhelm - Rotterdamsch Modellenboek voor tegels afkomstig van het Tegelbakkersgilde (A pattern book of the Rotterdam tile makers guild), Königswinter 02 / 2001, 12 pages Dutch text and 96 b/w tile patterns. Privately edited by Wilhelm Joliet, Kelvinstrasse 2, D-53639 Königswinter. Order from the author, NLG 39,50.

Articles HAMBURG, Ulrich - 'Die Bildwelt der Wandfliesen' (The picture world of wall tiles), in Trödler, 246, May 2000; 'Abstraktion des Ornaments' (Abstraction of the ornament, German and Austrian art nouveau wall tiles with geometrical ornaments), in Trödler, 257, April 2001. Information from the author, Bredderstr. 2, D-42477 Radevormwald.

Italy

Book Storia della ceramica di Montelupo, Uomini e fornaci in un centro di produzione dal XIV al XVIII secolo, Volume terzo: Ceramiche da farmacia, pavimenti maiolicati e produzioni "minori", 2000, 456pp, 412 col. and 157 b&w ill. ISBN 88-8242-097-3. Order at: Aedo s.r.l., Via A. Gramsci 12, 50056, Montelupo Fiorentino (Fi), tel. +39 571 51060, fax -51506. LIT 150.000,-. The work is the result of twenty four years of archeological, archive and historical research conducted and co-ordinated by Dr. Fausto Berti, director of the Museo Archeologico e della Ceramica di Montelupo.

Museum collection Museo Regionale della Ceramica, Largo San Francesco, 06053 Deruta (PG), tel./fax +39 075 9711.000. Majolica pavements from San Francesco church in Deruta (1524), from Rocca Paolina in Perugia (1543), from Cappella dei Priori di Perugia (1455). The museum presents the history of ceramic production since the 14th century and shows the evolution of ceramic from the 'archaic majolica', over the metallic lustre decoration of the early 16th c. up to the 20th c. products.

The Netherlands

Exhibition "Dutch influence on German tiles", a selection from the collection of Hans Heger. September 22 - October 26, 2001 in: Het Nederlands Tegelmuseum, Eikenzoom 12, 6731 BH Otterlo. Tel. +31-318-591.519, Fax -592.000.

Annual meeting The "Vrienden van Het Nederlands Tegelmuseum" (Friends of the Dutch Tile Museum) have their annual meeting on Saturday 29 September, 2001 at 10.00 am in Otterlo. Several lectures in Dutch or German on various tile subjects, in the afternoon a visit of the above mentioned exhibition in Het Nederlands Tegelmuseum.

Annual TEGEL 29, Vrienden van het Nederlands Tegelmuseum, September 2001, 48 pages, Dutch, English summary: 1) 'An escutcheon on majolica tiles - a lesson about heraldry' (Frans Caignie), 2) 'An early Amsterdam tile' (Ger de Ree), 3) 'Tile pictures at the back side of the hearth, first half of the 17th. C.', 2 (Dr. J. Herbert van den Berge), 4) 'Dutch tiles on selected 17th century Delft paintings' (Margot Allingham), 5) 'Dutch influence on German tiles' (Andreas Heger), 6) 'The tile painters of "A.G.A. Ridder van Rappard"' (Frans Landzaat), 7) 'Het Tegelhuis in Alphen a/d Rijn', 1915-1983; Bibliography June 2000 - June 2001. NLG 15,-. Order from: Het Nederlands Tegelmuseum, Eikenzoom 12, 6731 BH Otterlo. Tel. +31-318-591.519, Fax -592.000.

Book HOEVE, Sytse ten, PLUIS, Jan - Fries Aardewerk, Deel II: Bolsward (Frisian Earthenware, Part II: Bolsward), September 2001. Ca. 125 pages, ca. 100 ill. Deals with the production of the Bolsward pottery from 1737 to 1801. This factory produced the world-renowned tile picture depicting the production process in its own factory. Order from: Primavera Pers, Van 't Hoffstraat 33, 2313 SN Leiden, tel +31 071 5144-482, fax: -372, e-mail: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken. NLG 95,-. Planned: part III: Tichelaar Makkum, 2002 ; part IV: Harlingen, 2003.

Auction "Van Sabben Tile Auctions", Ooststraat 32, 3261 KM Oud-Beijerland. Auction of several lots of antique tiles including a fine collection earthenware on Saturday, October 13, 2001 at 13:00 pm. All of the lots will be laid out during the view days, from October 6 up to and including October 13, every day from 10:00 to 17:00 (October 13: from 9:00 to 12.30). Auctioning exclusively via written bids under notarial supervision. Tile Auction catalogue n° 8 available. NLG 74,- by bank transfer or NLG 78,- by cheque, all costs included. Tel. +31-186-621.876 or -621.828, fax -619.092.

Articles NIEUWHOF, Minne - a series of articles on wintry scenes and ice sport on tiles in: Kouwe Drukte, published by the collectors association 'De Poolster'. For information contact the author: Groenestraat 36, 6721 JC Bennekom.

Portugal

Catalogue Various authors - O Azulejo em Portugal no século XX (Tiles from Portugal in the 20th century), Edições Inapa , Lisbon 2000, 279 pages, richly illustrated in colour. ISBN 972.787.009.0. Esc. 12.600,-. Order from Livraria Buchholtz 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.

Spain

Catalogue PÉREZ GUILLÉN, Inocencio V. - Cerámica Arquitectónica. Azulejos Valencianos de Serie. El siglo XIX, Castellón, Instituto de Promoción Cerámica, 2000, Spanish text, 3 volumes: Vol 1: Text, 231pp, 16pp colour plates, 89 b&w ill. in text; Vol 2: Illustrations, 499pp, 684 b&w tile drawings; Vol 3: illustrations, 785pp, 750 b&w tile drawings, 16pp colour plates, cased. It contains in the two illustration volumes, a virtually complete catalogue raisonné of 19th century Valencian tile design in the form of drawings, supplemented with numerous colour illustrations. Order from Buckland Books. £45.00.

Articles Joan Santanach i Soler, Montserrat Suñol i Ferrer - 'First comparisons between the 19th c. tiles from Valencia and from Catalonia', p.23-37; Santiago Albertí - 'A frontispiece of an altar by Llorenç Passoles', p.38-48; Silvia Canalda i Llobet - 'The tiles decorated with the story of St. Francis of Assisi in Terrassa : analysis of pictorial models' (II), p.49-64; Jean Couranjou - 'The connectability of the motif of the Catalan and the Valencian Baroque tiles: an important difference', p.65-71, in: Butlletí Informatiu de Ceràmica, n° 69-70, July-December 2000; 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.

Exhibition "El azulejo en el Museo. Su restauración, conservacion y montaje expositivo" (Tiles in the Museum. Their restoration, conservation and paneling for exhibition), October 25, 2001 - January 2002, in Museo Nacional de Cerámica, c/Poeta Querol 2, 46002 Valencia. Tel. +34-96-351-63.92, fax -35.12. The exhibition explains ten years of conservation of the museum's tile collection and the last improvements in material and techniques in tile paneling with light materials. The Museo Nacional de Cerámica has a collection of more than 4.400 tiles and 117 panels and pavements (composed by another 11.500 tiles); in total a tile surface of 560 m². The catalogue reviews also historical aspects from 20 relevant panels of the collection.


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