From May 12th to October 1st, 2022, L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts will present the story of the art of engraved gems from antiquity to the 19th century. It brings together Greek and neoclassical intaglios, antique and mediaeval cameos, small sculptures from the imperial period, Merovingian signet rings, and episcopal rings to explore every facet of the long history of glyptic art.
Philippe Malgouyres, Chief curator of the Department of Art Objects of the Musée du Louvre and Exhibition curator, and Gislain Aucremanne, Art Historian at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts, will embark you on an introduction to the history of glyptic art through some two hundred pieces on display, allowing to present a continuous panorama of techniques and styles, from Greek antiquity to the nineteenth century.
With Philippe Malgouyres, Art historian, Chief curator of the Department of Art Objects of the Musée du Louvre and Exhibition curator
& Gislain Aucremanne, Art Historian, Antique Jewelry Specialist and Conferences Project Manager at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts
This online conversation is free under subscription.
This online conversation will be broadcast live from the "Engraved Gems" Exhibition at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts in Paris.
Three time slots are available :
Wednesday, June 1st at 7:00 pm,
Thursday, June 2nd at 1:00 pm,
in English with simultaneous interpretation available in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Japanese
Thursday, June 2nd at 7:00 pm,
Photo: Italy (?) 16th century, Hercules, Sardonyx cameo, gilt bronze frame, Guy Ladrière Collection, Photo Benjamin Chelly