Category Archives: Lace & The Arts

Traveling Lace Exhibition – The Art of Lace

The Art of Lace Sponsor:  International Craft & Hobby Fairs (ICHF) Website: http://www.ichf.co.uk/creativestitches/ (click on ‘The Art of Lace’ at the right) Note 2/8/12, they’ve changed the website layout. Click on the map to get a particular exhibition, then go … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: Dentelle de Vologda – Dentelle des Tsars, February 10 to December 14, 2012

Dentelle de Vologda-Dentelle des Tsars Sponsors: Centre d’Enseignement de la Dentelle au Fuseau (CEDEF) Institut de Recherche Innovation Développement des Arts Textiles (IRIDAT) Dates: February 10 to December 14, 2012 Location: IRIDAT/CEDF 38/40 rue Raphaël, 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay Web site: … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: San Nicola, Tiziano, il Merletto – December 8, 2011 to April 1, 2012

San Nicola, Tiziano, il Merletto Dates: December 8, 2011 to April 1, 2012 Location: Museo Diocesano Vicenza Piazza Duomo 12, Vicenza, Italy Web site: http://tinyurl.com/7ew8olu Video: http://tinyurl.com/8a6n48d Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/187312258029383/ Telephone: 0444 22640 Hours: From Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-13:00 Friday and … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: Dessiner la Dentelle – November 10, 2011 to March 11, 2012

Dessiner la Dentelle: Esquisses & Esquisseurs à Calais Dates: November 10, 2011 to March 11, 2012 Location: Cité International de la Dentelle et de la Mode de Calais 135, Quai du Commerce, 62100 Calais, France Web site: http://www.cite-dentelle.fr/spip.php?article379 Email: cite-dentelle@mairie-calais.frContinue reading

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Lace Exhibition: 25th Anniversary activities of the Association Jurassienne des Dentellières

Les grottes font Dans la Dentelle – Art Dentelliere dans les grottes de Réclère Dates: April 16, 2011 to October 31, 2011 Sponsor: Association Jurassienne des Dentellières Location:  Les Grottes de Réclère, Switzerland. Near the French/Swiss border, at the D … Continue reading

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Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lacemaker copied by Salvador Dali

Oil on canvas. 23.5 x 19.7 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA. How, in the space of a paragraph or two, can anyone describe the Salvador Dali (5/11/04 – 1/23/89) interpretations of Vermeer’s Lacemaker?  Let me delve … Continue reading

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Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lost Lacemaker

A work by master forger, Han van Meergren, c 1925. It proports to be a lost Vermeer painting of a lacemaker which was sold in 1816 and never seen again. The ‘rediscovered’ painting was sold to art dealer Joseph Duveen … Continue reading

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Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lacemaker

Figure 1. This print is from my collection and measures 7” x 8-5/8”. It is very difficult to find a print of this piece that is true to all the colors and details – this one isn’t bad. The holes … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: Vermeer’s Lacemaker, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge – October 5, 2011 to January 15, 2012

Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence Dates: October 5, 2011 to January 15, 2011 Sponsor: ‘The Lacemaker’ (c. 1669-1671) is on loan from the Louvre Museum. Other Vermeer works in the exhibition include: “The Music Lesson” (c.1662-5) on loan from The … Continue reading

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Music: The Bonelace Weaver’s Song – Part 1

And upon Sep. 5 1681 I had accasion to go to Chesterfeild, where I met with a bone-lace-weaver with whom I burgined to take a doughter of myne apprentis, Elizabeth by name so for 3 pounds 10 shillings we agreed … Continue reading

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