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Enter the dragon: the beginnings of english Chinoiserie, 1680-1710

From december 22 to april 30 2005



Drawing
Tapestries, carpets, textiles
The taste for "chinoiseries" -Chinese ornaments- spread in England when artists of all sorts started decorating their merchandise with fantastic ornaments inspired by the art of the Far East. The exhibition explores the explosion of these exotic images taht captivated England between 1680 and 1710 through pieces of engraved silver, enamelled porcelain and stoneware pots, as well as embridered textiles and Japanese inspired furniture.

Milwaukee Art Museum

700 N Art Museum Drive.
Wisconsin
53072 Milwaukee - États-Unis

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Hours :
Horaire(s) d'ouvertureThursday from 10 am to 8 pm
from 10 am to 5 pm
Monday
Admission :
Admission fee :  6.00 $
Concessions :  4.00 $ Students, over 65
Free : Under 12, Museum friends
London, England, Bleu Persan Cistern, ca. 1680., Tin-glazed earthenware. Chipstone Foundation. Photo: Gavin Ashworth.
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