Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Art @ Erstein

Mix of leaflets: Ouverture 2008 and
Un monde à part / Gegenwelt
avec L'âge des merveilles, 1926 (détail)
de René Magritte (1898-1967)- (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org

Dialogue Between Modern Art and Contemporary Art
in the Würth Collection.
Running from 27th January to 21st September 2008
at the Musée Würth France Erstein.

Architecture
The Musée Würth France Erstein is located
immediately adjacent to the headquarters of Würth France,
next to the company’s landscaped grounds.


The contrast between the two buildings
underpins
the architectural project of the Lyon-based firms
run by Jacques and Clément Vergély:
the transparency
of the glass building
housing the headquarters
forms a counterpoint
to the opaque geometry
of the museum’s
rough-finished concrete walls...

Komm! Viens!
Tomi Ungerer (°1931) - (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org

Quappi in Blau im Boot, (1926/1950)
Max Beckmann (1884 - 1950) - (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org

Das Labyrinth, (1987-1991)
Rudolf Hausner (1914-1995) - (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org

Red Crescent with Orange and Black, (1958)
Alexander Calder (1898 - 1976) - (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org

Reinhold Würth (°1935) - (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... In 1954 Reinhold Würth took over
his father's tiny wholesale screw business at 19 ...

Pyramide in Form einer Achtkugel, 1965
Granit noir
Max Bill (1908-1994) - (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org

Wind I, 1999
Clous et huile contre-placqué
Günther Uecker (°1930) - (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org

Musée Würth France Erstein ... (EN - FR - DE)
by museewurth.fr
Its aim is to provide access in France to the Würth collection,
which is one of the leading corporate collections
of modern and contemporary art in Europe ...

Gardens
The elegant grounds were given the French
Arbre d’Or award for landscaped gardens
in 2000.
They are the work of Martine Rascle

(ILEX Paysage et Urbanisme), who won the competition
organised when the headquarters of Würth France
were built in Erstein....

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