Poetry and Industry. Barbara Schmidt Porcelain Design

Poesie und Industrie. Barbara Schmidt. Porzellandesign.

Klingelhöferstraße 14, Berlin, 10785
Admission: EUR 8 (entry to Bauhaus Archive Museum, this exhibition is free) 
THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER OPEN - it ended on 04/11/2013
Wheelchair Access
 
Opening Times
Monday: 1000 - 1700
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1000 - 1700
Thursday: 1000 - 1700
Friday: 1000 - 1700
Saturday: 1000 - 1700
Sunday: 1000 - 1700
Closed on 24th December.
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Ever since her studies in Halle and Helsinki, Barbara Schmidt, one of Germany’s most successful porcelain designers, has been concerned with design that is suitable for everyday use, affordable and aesthetically appealing. ‘Poetry & Industry’ – a constant interweaving of creative craft design and serial production – describes the two poles between which her work can be placed. Barbara Schmidt works as a freelance artist at various colleges of art and as the head designer for KAHLA / Thuringia Porcelain Ltd.

The exhibition links the central thread of her biography with the objects characteristic of her approach and her work to date, along with a parallel narrative that reveals her design strategies and processes in each case, from the idea to the finished product. Artistic engagement in film and photos with selected objects and groups of her works and their way of production, provides a clearer perception of the artistic aspect of everyday objects.

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