René Lalique (1860 -- 1945)
Master of French Art Nouveau and Art Deco
06/22/2013 until 11/10/2013 at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
The exclusive objects produced by the renowned French jewellery designer and glass artist René Lalique are iconic symbols of luxury from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. Lalique's work still attracts worldwide interest and vertiginous sums are paid for pieces at auction. This summer, the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag hosts a dazzling display of work by this celebrated artist.
René Lalique (1860 -- 1945) -- Master of French Art Nouveau and Art Deco is the Netherlands' first ever major exhibition of his work. His rich and varied oeuvre will form the basis for a detailed discussion of the artist's Dutch clientele, sources of commissions in the Netherlands, and the reception of his work in this country.