[left] Zsolnay, Double Tulip Vase, ca. 1895. Ceramic, 13 1/2 (height) in. Private collection; [center] Villeroy and Boch, Mettlach, Vase with Iris, n.d. Ceramic, 11 1/2 (height) in. Collection of Jeffrey Ruda; [right] Keller and Guérin, designed by Ernest Bussière, Floral Vase, ca. 1900. Ceramic, 13 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. Private collection.

EXHIBITION TITLE (full): Flowers from Fire: Ceramics and the International Art Nouveau
VENUE: Crocker Art Museum (Sacramento, CA)
NEW DATES: June 21 — September 20, 2020

During the late 19th century, artistic rebellion against mass production took many forms. In the world of design, shapes reflecting nature and growth, experiments with techniques, and influences from non-European cultures led to the flowering of Art Nouveau. Focusing on ceramics from the United States and Europe, this exhibition explores the artists and innovations that led to a new international style.

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Through engaging, innovative, and life-changing interactions with art, the Crocker Art Museum provides meaningful opportunities for people of divergent backgrounds to find common ground. Founded as a public/private partnership in 1885, the Crocker features the world’s foremost display of California art and is renowned for its holdings of master drawings and international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art. The Crocker serves as the primary regional resource for the study and appreciation of fine art and offers a diverse spectrum of exhibitions, events, and programs to deepen visitors' understanding of art, including films, concerts, studio classes, lectures, and an array of activities for families and children. More information about exhibits and programs can be found at crockerart.org