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March 2018

Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution

March 21 | 12:00 am - October 28 | 4:00 pm
Waddesdon Manor,
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH United Kingdom
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Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries, from their golden period under Louis XIV, through to the Revolution, when time itself was re-invented, with new ways of illustrating and naming the days and years. Despite their popularity, these calendars (originally named ‘almanacs’) have not survived in great numbers. They were replaced annually and were easily damaged due to their large sizes. Depicting…

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May 2018

Michael Eden: Form & Transform

May 25 | 11:00 am - October 21 | 11:00 pm
Waddesdon Manor,
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH United Kingdom
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Michael Eden‘s work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art.  For this solo exhibition Eden, formerly a potter, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means. For this ambitious exhibition Michael Eden has created new pieces responding to objects from Waddesdon’s collections, displaying them in a theatrical setting in the Coach House Gallery at the Stables.  These unique pieces are the result of technical innovation combined with extraordinary levels of skill using revolutionary tools and pushing materials and…

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