Ceramix – Art et Céramique de Rodin à Schütte

White Sleep, ceramic © Leiko Ikemura 2010

La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

Under the title CERAMIX, the Bonnefantenmuseum (Maastricht - NL), the Cité de la Céramique ,(Sèvres - F), and the Maison Rouge (Paris - F) are presenting a mega exhibition about the use of ceramics by artists of the 20th and 21st century. 

From 9 March 2016 to 12 June 2016 la maison rouge shows a selection of over 200 top pieces from international museums and private collections (including Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Museo Internazionale della ceramica in Faenza, Petit Palais in Paris, Marck Larock-Granoff, Isabelle Maeght, Alain Tarica and Luciano Benetton). It is a unique selection, compiled by guest curators Camille Morineau and Lucia Pesapane, with works by more than 100 artists, including Matisse, Rodin, Picasso, Thomas Schütte and Ai Weiwei. It is the first exhibition to focus on the relationship between art and ceramics from the early 20th century to the present. 
Through more than 200 artworks, Ceramix tells the story of ceramic art from the beginning of last century to the present, with a strong focus on the post-war production of artistic ceramics and the contemporary art of Europe, North America and Asia. The artists selected have used the material in a variety of ways: from paintings and sculptures to installations in mixed techniques. The exhibition is presented both chronologically and thematically, and also includes a number of monograph rooms that have been arranged in close cooperation with the artists in question, who include Johan Creten and Klara Kristalova. 
The guest curators Camille Morineau and Lucia Pesapane have previously worked together on exhibitions about Gerhard Richter, Roy Lichtenstein, Niki de Saint Phalle and elles@centrepompidou.

Artists La maison rouge: Tullio d'Albissola, Katsuyo Aoki, Robert Arneson, Shary Boyle, Kathy Butterly, Jean Carriès, Luigi Colombo dit Fillia, Johan Creten, André Derain, Raoul Dufy, Philip Eglin, Bita Fayyazi, Giosetta Fioroni, Viola Frey, David Gilhooly, Jessica Harrison, Ana Hillar / Oscar Dominguez, Leiko Ikemura, Paul Janneney, Ljubica Jocic-Knezevic, Rachel Kneebone, Rachel Labastie, Catherine Lee, Marilyn Levine, Arturo Martini, Fausto Melotti, Marlène Mocquet, Bruno Munari, Ron Nagle, Gabriel Orozco, Ivos Pacetti, Mai-Thu Perret, Alessandro Pessoli, Pablo Picasso, Ken Price, Auguste Rodin, Elsa Sahal, Thomas Schütte, Arlene Shechet, Carolein Smit, Paula De Solminihac, Piet Stockmans, Elmar Trenkwalder, Paloma Varga Weisz, Charles Vos, Peter Voulkos, Han Van Wetering, Carol Young

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