Sunday, September 22, 2019
Art Deco. The France-China Connection
City University Exhibition Gallery
Floor 18, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building,
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mar 06, 2019 To Jun 30, 2019
Detail: The exhibition will showcase more than 300 exhibits from museums, institutions and private collectors in France, Hong Kong and Shanghai, brought together by chief curators Isabelle Frank, Director of the CityU Exhibition Gallery, and Emmanuel Bréon, Head of the Department of Mural Paintings and Stained Glass at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris. The exhibits include furniture, sculptures, paintings, posters, costumes, ceramic glassware, vases, jewelry, cosmetic cases and other precious objects, revealing the origins of Art Deco in France and to display the versatility, originality and adaptability of Art Deco designs. The exhibition also shows how Art Deco has been inextricably linked with Chinese culture and arts, and explores the influence of the Art Deco style in Shanghai and Hong Kong.