Living in the Amsterdam School

Un articolo veramente interessante per tutti quelli cui piace l’art noveau, siamo in Olanda, ad Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam School interior of collector Richard Hopman. Photo Petra and Eric Hesmerg Amsterdam School interior of collector Richard Hopman. Photo Petra and Eric Hesmerg

Design for the Interior 1910 – 1930

More than a year ago, I stumbled upon a YouTube video on Twitter. The curator of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Ingeborg de Roode, asked viewers to submit photos of their Amsterdam School furniture. I have an Amsterdam School mirror! I realised, and sent her my pictures. I got a reply back thanking me for my contribution. My mirror was not selected for the exhibition, but all contributions, De Roode assured, were considered valuable in the investigation.

Let me explain the Amsterdam School movement. According to the leaflet handed out during the exhibition The Amsterdam School was an exuberant style of architecture and design that was unique to The Netherlands. The movement emerged after the New Art and Art Nouveau schools, and is regarded as the highly original Dutch correlative to the lively international…

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Autore: Pietro Barnabe'

Restauratore artigiano di: opere d'arte, arredi lignei fissi e mobili, materiale lapideo anche decorato e dipinto, materiale etnografico.

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